25 year-old Chris DenorfiaÃ‚Â continues to pound the ball.Ã‚Â The 19th round pick of the 2002 draft, went 4 for 5 with a 2B, and 3 R.Ã‚Â For the season he is now hitting .346/.405/.452.
26 year-old Brad SalmonÃ‚Â pitched 2.2 innings giving up 2 H, a BB, and 0 ER.Ã‚Â Since being promoted form Chattanooga, Salmon has a 2.08 ERA with 21 KS, 6 BB, and 13 H in 17.1 IP.Ã‚Â At Chattanooga he had a 2.70 ERA with 24 Ks, 16 BB, and 18 H in 23.1 IP.
Curiously the Bats pitched 4 relievers last night, and no starters.Ã‚Â I wonder if they were having tryouts for the Reds?
24 year-old Carlos GuevaraÃ‚Â pitched 2 innings giving up 1 H, 0 BB, and 0 ER.Ã‚Â For the season the 7th round pick of the 2003 draft he now has a 2.65 ERA with 47 K, 13 BB, and 30 H in 37.1 IP.
Sarasota @ Tampa PPD
23 year-old Carlos Fisher was on fire last night, pitching 7 innings giving up 3 H and a BB.Ã‚Â Fisher, the 11th round pick in the 2005 draft,Ã‚Â struck out 10!!!Ã‚Â Fisher, now has a 2.93 ERA with 56 K, 17 BB, and 65 H in 73.2 IP.
Proposed bullpen moves within next couple of weeks:
Belisle off the DL
Trade Mercker for a prospect before he has no value
Bring Shack back up for LOOGY work only
Promote Salmon, pull Guevera and Shafer up to AAA