Richmond 6, Louisville 4

23 year-old Joey Votto went 2 for 4 with a BB, 2B, and 3 RBI. He is hitting .314/.418/.482.

24 year-old Bill Bray went down to Louisville to teach the young guys in the bullpen how to pitch like a Cincinnati Red. He recorded two outs, gave up 4 H and 3 ER.

Last year in AAA Bray had a 3.98 ERA with 45 Ks, 9 BB, and 26 H in 31.2 IP.

Chattanooga 6, Huntsville 3

24 year-old Adam Rosales went 1 for 3 with a 2B. Since being promoted to Chattanooga he is hitting .278/.276/.393 in 28 PAs. Let’s hope he doesn’t lose his patience which has made him a DOTF favorite for a couple of years now.

Palm Beach 8, Sarasota 1

21 year-old Sean Watson was knocked around a bit in his Sarasota debut. Watson pitched 4.1 innings giving up 5 H, 3 BB, and 4 ER while striking out 3. In 71.2 IP at Dayton he recorded 85 Ks, 13 BB and 58 hits with a 1.88 ERA.

Dayton 2, South Bend 1 Suspended after 2

Billings 8, Great Falls 3

21 year-old Brandon Waring (Reds #7 – 2007) went 4 for 5 with a HR and 5 RBI. He is hitting .276/.417/.414 in 35 PAs.

21 year-old shortstop Angel Cabrera (Reds #40 – 2005) went 2 for 4 with a 2B and 2 R. He is hitting .462/.533/.615 in 15 PAs.

GCL Orioles 16, GCL Reds 7

18 year-old shortstop Neftali Soto (Reds #3 – 2007) went 3 for 4 with a BB and an RBI. He is hitting .538/.536/.731 in 27 PAs.

20 year-old third baseman Brett Barties (Reds #30 – 2007) went 2 for 4 with a BB. He is hitting .462/.533/.462 after 14 PAs.

19 year-old outfielder Tony Brown (Reds #23 – 2006) went 2 for 5 with HR and 2 RBI. He is hitting .261/.333/.391 after 26 PAs.