Triple – A
Despite the loss, Matt Maloney tossed a complete game. Ã‚Â Matt allowed 3 runs on 7 hits with no walks. Ã‚Â He struck out 3 and is now 4-4 with a 2.15 ERA in Louisville.
Double – A
Chris Denove and Sean Henry each had 2 hits with a homerun. Ã‚Â For Denove, the homerun was his 2nd of the season while Henry belted number 7 on the year. Ã‚Â Todd Frazier went 3-4 with a double, run scored, rbi, and a walk. Ã‚Â Frazier is now batting .326 on the season. Ã‚Â Chris Heisey went 2-4 with a run scored and a walk and now posts a .346 batting average.
Travis Wood threw 6 scoreless innings in the start. Ã‚Â Wood allowed 4 hits and walked 2 while striking out 3. He lowered his ERA to 1.27 on the season. Ã‚Â He is now 8-3 on the year and has not lost a game in his last 11 outings.
Class A Advanced
Justin Freeman picked up the loss in relief by allowing a run in the 8th and another 1 in the 9th. Ã‚Â Freeman pitched 1.2 innings, allowing the 2 runs on 3 hits to fall to 0-2 on the season.
Single – A
The Dayton Dragons are enjoying the All-Star Break.
Not a great start for the Rookie League Reds. Ã‚Â SS Cristobal Rodriguez, a free agent signing back in ’07, went 3-4 to lead the Reds in hits. Ã‚Â LF Theodis Bowe, a 21st round pick in the ’08 draft, went 2-4 with a double. Ã‚Â SS Billy Hamilton, the Reds 2nd round pick in this past draft, also went 2-4,
Marcos Molina, a non-drafted free agent, allowed 4 runs in the 4th inning for the loss. Ã‚Â Molina pitched just 1 inning, allowing the 4 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks.
Efrain Contreras, a non-drafted free agent, went 2-4 in the game with a triple and 4 rbis. Ã‚Â Shane Carlson went 2-3 with a double and 2 rbis. Ã‚Â Yen-Wen Kuo, another non drafted free agent, went 3-5 with a run scored. Ã‚Â Tony Brown, a 23rd round pick in 2006, went 2-3 with a triple, run scored, and an rbi.
Leonardo Astorga pitched 5 shutout innings, allowing 3 hits and 2 walks while striking out 5.