The Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks in spring training, 12-4 on Thursday afternoon out in Arizona. The offense was humming as they pounded out 19 hits. The pitching was strong, allowing just one earned run in the game. Here are the highlights from the minor leaguers:
- Jason Bourgeois went 2-4 with 2 runs.
- Kyle Waldrop went 1-2 with an RBI.
- Brennan Boesch went 2-4 with 2 runs.
- Brian O’Grady went 1-2 with a double.
- Donald Lutz went 1-2 with a walk, double and an RBI.
- Eugenio Suarez went 1-3 with an RBI.
- Ivan De Jesus went 2-2 with a triple, RBI and a run.
- Kyle Skipworth went 1-3 with a double, RBI and a run.
- Nate Adcock allowed a run in two innings with a walk.
- Dylan Axelrod threw a perfect inning.
- Amir Garrett was charged with 3 unearned runs in an inning.
- Raisel Iglesias tossed 2 shutout innings with a strikeout.
The minor leaguers had a strong day with the exception of the two errors on defense that were made. Raisel Iglesias kept his ERA at 0.00 with two more shutout innings. Amir Garrett ran into some problems in the seventh inning, but if not for an error he would have gotten out of the inning unscathed. Dylan Axelrod had a nice outing as he tossed a perfect inning.
Jason Bourgeois is having a good spring so far and with two more hits today he’s now hitting .368. Not to be outdone, Brennan Boesch is trying to lock down a roster spot as well. He had two more hits and is now still hitting .500.