Rookie

Billings 4, Idaho Falls 3

21 year-old Drew Stubbs (Reds #1 pick 2006) went 1 for 3 with an RBI and 2 BB.  For the season Stubbs is hitting .235/.338/.361.

GCL Reds 6, GCL Pirates 1

Jacob Long (Reds #37 pick 2005) went 2 for 3 with a 2B and 2 R.   For the season Long is hitting .375/.405/.450

22 year-old Chris Gruler (Reds #1 pick – 2002) went 5 innings giving up 4 H, 1 BB, 1 ER, while striking out 3.  He lowere his ERA to 4.05 on the season 10 Ks and 7 BB in 13.1 IP.

LOW A

Quad City 4, Dayton 3 10 innings

23 year-old DOTF Favorite Adam Rosales (Reds #12 pick – 2005) had a monster game going 3 for 4 with 2 HR and 3 RBI.  Rosales, who struggled at Sarasota (.213/.329/..361), is now hitting .276/.337/.471 at Dayton in 93 PAs.

HIGH A

Fort Myers 6, Sarasota 4

20 year-old Johnny Cueto pitched solid in his 3rd start at Sarasota going 5 innings allowing 0 ER, 3 H, and 3 BB while striking out 7.  Cueto, lowered his ERA to 4.85 with 16 Ks, 12 BB, 11 H in 13 IP.  At LOW A Dayton he had a 2.59 ERA, with 82 Ks, and only 15 BB in 76.1 IP.  Wonder if the stikezone is smaller in Florida?

AA 

All*Star Break

22 year-old Joey Votto (Reds #2 – 2002) went 1 for 3 with 2 BB in the All*star game for the North.  25 year-old Noochie Varner (Reds #10 – 2000) went 1 for 4 with a HR, and 25 year-old Jon Coutlangus (Giants #19 – 2003) got hammered giving up 2 H including a HR in his 1 IP.

AAA

DNP