Norfolk 8, Louisiville 4

19 year-old Homer Bailey (Reds #1 -2004) tossed 5 innings giving up 4 H, 1 ER and 2 BB while striking out 3. On the season, the La Grange, Texas native, has given up 8 H and 8 BB with 11 Ks in 15.1 IP.

27 year-old Gary Majewski (White Sox #2 – 1998) was beat around like a tied up goat. He only retired 2 batters, while giving up 5 H, 6 ER, a BB, and a HR. His ERA in 7.2 IP ballooned to 9.39. He has given up 12 H, 8 ER, and 2 BB.

Tennessee 5, Chattanooga 1

24 year-old, center fielder, Chris Dickerson (Yankees #32 – 2000) went 2 for 4. Dickerson, from Hollywood, California is now hitting .305/.359/.356 with 5 SB and 2 CS.

Sarasota 5, Clearwater 3

20 year-old, center fielder, Jay Bruce (Reds #1 – 2005) went 1 for 3 with a 2B, and 2 BB. He is now hitting .339/.394/.593. Bruce is now 4th in the league in SLG%.

23 year-old, shortstop, Eric Eymann (Reds #19 – 2005) went 3 for 4 with a R, a 2B, and an RBI. Eymann who is allergic to walks is now hitting .280/.288/.440. Show some patience son.

24 year-old, reliever, Bo Lanier (Reds #10 -2005) tossed two more scoreless innings. He hasn’t given up a R in his last 5.2 innings. He hasn’t given up a H in his last 4.2 innings.

Dayton 9, Quad Cities 5

21 year-old, shortstop, Chris Valaika (Reds #3 – 2006) extended his hitting streak to 10 games, and not in some weak 1 for 6 effort. Valaika, from UC Santa Barbara went 4 for 5 with a 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, and 3 R. Valaika is hitting .455/.490/.659. Valaika leads the Midwest league in OBP, is 4th in SLG, and 2nd in OPS.

22 year-old, center fielder, Drew Stubbs (Reds #1 – 2006) also extended his hitting streak going 2 for 4 with a HR, RBI, and 2 R. Stubbs is hitting .375/.423/.479.

21 year-old, starting pitcher, Sean Watson (Reds #2 – 2006), tossed 5 innings giving up 4 H, 1 BB, and 2 ER, while recording 10 Ks. In 15 IP this year Watson, from the University of Tennessee, has 18 Ks, 16 H, 2 BB in 15 IP.