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Louisville won 3-2. Box Score

Pensacola lost 4-1. Box Score

  • Gabby Guerrero went 2-3 with a walk and a double.
  • Eric Jagielo went 1-3 with a walk.
  • Adrien Nieto went 1-3 with a solo home run (1).
  • Alex Powers allowed a run in 3.0 innings with 3 strikeouts.
  • Jake Ehret threw 2.0 shutout innings with a strikeout.

Dayton won 2-1. Box Score

  • Alfredo Rodriguez went 1-3 with a steal, run and a walk.
  • Shed Long went 2-4 with a double and a run.
  • Narciso Crook went 1-4 with a double, walk and 2 RBI.
  • Chad Tromp went 2-4 with a double.
  • Vladimir Gutierrez allowed a run in 5.1 innings with a walk and 10 strikeouts.
  • Robert Stock threw 1.2 shutout innings with a walk and a strikeout.
  • Tanner Rainey threw 2.0 hitless innings with a walk and 3 strikeouts.

Dayton won 5-3. Box Score

5/10 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (EST) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 12-19 N/A 11:05am TBA Here Here Here
Pensacola 16-16 N/A 7:35pm Castillo Here Here Here
Daytona 19-14 N/A 10:35am TBA Here Here N/A
Dayton 22-10 N/A 7:00pm Romero Here Here Here

Top 25 Prospects Daily Rundown

Rank Player Level Performance
1 Nick Senzel A+ 0-3, BB, 3K.
2 Jesse Winker AAA 1-4, 2B, K.
3 Robert Stephenson MLB DNP
4 Amir Garrett AAA DNP
5 Sal Romano DL DNP
6 Taylor Trammell A 1-3, 3B, BB, 2 runs.
7 Aristides Aquino AA DNP
8 Vladimir Gutierrez A+ 5.1IP, 3H, 1ER, 1BB, 10K.
9 Luis Castillo AA DNP
10 Tony Santillan A DNP
11 Nick Travieso DL DNP
12 Chris Okey A+ 1-2, BB, run.
13 Tyler Mahle AA DNP
14 Tyler Stephenson A DNP
15 Phillip Ervin AAA 0-4, K.
16 Ian Kahaloa Susp DNP
17 Shed Long A+ 2-4, 2B, run, 2K.
18 Keury Mella AA DNP
19 Austin Brice MLB 0.2IP, 1H, 0ER.
20 Jimmy Herget AA DNP
21 T.J. Friedl A 0-3, HBP, steal.
22 Alfredo Rodriguez A+ 1-3, BB, steal, run.
23 Zack Weiss DL DNP
24 Ariel Hernandez AA DNP
25 Michael Beltre A 1-3.

25 Responses

    • MK

      Gabby is kind of fun to watch. Saw Vlad Jr. a week or so ago against the Dragons. He looks and plays absolutely nothing like his dad. Gabby on the other hand looks and plays more like his uncle than does son.

      • The Duke

        That bat speed though, that reminded me of his dad. Vlad Jr is going to be a stud. The insane bat speed and contact ability of his dad, but with plate discipline. Some scouts are projecting his future power as plus plus as well. I just traded for him in my Dynasty league. Gave up Brendan Rodgers and next years 1st and 2nd rd picks for Vlad Jr and 3rd and 4th rd picks.

    • Bill

      One of the Ks was against a different pitcher; Gohara didn’t complete the 5th inning.

  1. Rob

    John Lamb got a 50 game suspension for drug usage. Too bad. That boy had some potential. Reds released him in the offseason. On a positive note, Vlad is looking pretty good thus far.

    • CP

      I think they traded him for cash considerations, but yeah you are right, too bad. Sad to hear….

  2. The Duke

    After hitting .222/.312/.309 in April, Taylor Trammell is hitting .381/.500/.524 so far in May.

    I wonder if they have Scott Moss on a somewhat lower innings limit this year after his limited use coming back from TJS at Florida. He was only up to 75 pitches last night (57 strikes!) in his 5 IP. His ERA is down to 2.50 and he has a very nice 51 K in 36 IP so far.

    Tanner Rainey’s video game numbers are fun to look at. In 17.2 IP he’s only given up 4 hits and 2 BB while striking out 30. A 0.34 WHIP and a .069 batting average against. His ERA would be right there with it if 2 of the 4 hits he’s given up weren’t home runs. It’s still a very respectable 1.53.

    An extra base hit sighting from Jesse Winker. Was it actually a driven ball, or another dink hit that found a gap?

    • Doug Gray

      It was driven into the gap, but didn’t reach the wall. Not a dink, but not crushed, either.

  3. Kap

    Wondering when Scott Moss will get some prospect love….

    Speaking of which, I’m interested to see mid year prospect rating updates. Who’s up, who’s down, and who’s not considered of prospect anymore.

    • Kap

      Assuming Garrett and Stephenson are close to being considered not a prospect anymore due to service time

      • The Duke

        Stephenson now has 50 IP as a MLB player, and no longer carries prospect status. Garrett is still at 36 IP so he probably has 3 more starts until he loses his prospect status.

        MLB Pipeline pulled Stephenson off their list and added Barrett Astin over Scott Moss. I tweeted at Jonathan Mayo about Scott Moss and his significantly greater upside than Astin and he responded “Duly noted”. I think their list goes past the 30 they publish and they just bump the next guy up until they do their mid season update though, so I won’t bash Mayo too much in this instance (although I don’t particularly trust his opinion in general either though, but he’s the one who does the Reds list for MLB Pipeline). When they do their post draft midseason update, I expect Moss to be in the top 15. As for my own prospect rankings, I had Moss in the low 20’s entering the year, and he’s moved up to fringe top 10 territory for me from what I’ve seen.

      • Arnold Ziffle

        I told you so on Moss. Glad you picked up on him early also. I said a few months ago that by July the buzz on Moss will be electric. Wait until he is really unleashed.

    • Colt Holt

      Eric Longenhagen over at fangraphs referenced Mahle as a potential top 100 guy right now in a chat yesterday.

      • The Duke

        There were a few guys that had Mahle as a fringe top 100 guy, and KLaw had him in his top 100 preseason. Given the fastball velo he’s shown, 2 usable breaking balls, a solid change up, and plus command and control, I don’t know how anyone keeps him off a top 100 list anymore. He’s only 22 years old, it’s not like he’s dominating AA in his 3rd time through at age 25. He’ll be in AAA at some point this year.

  4. MK

    Brantley Bell is absolutely on fire. After a very mediocre to poor 2016 and a slow start to April I thought his days may be numbered but he has turned it around and is now hitting consistently, driving in some runs, showing a little power and making some sparkling defensive plays at second base.

    It is also good to see Cassidy Brown start to get a few hits to fall in. He is really solid behind the plate and although still hitting only .167 he is starting to warm up.

    • The Duke

      Bell is still only 22, so it’s not like he’s way older than the Midwest league average. I expect he’ll get moved up as part of a chain reaction of whenever Shed Long gets moved to AA. I doubt that happens before the draft.

  5. Greenfield Red

    I think it won’t be long until Vlad is in the top 100 as well as Mahle.

  6. The Duke

    Rookie Davis optioned to AAA, haven’t heard who was recalled yet.

    • Arnold Ziffle

      I think Stephenson is moving into Rookie’s spot, so it might be a reliever coming up, maybe Mitchell. Hoping for Ariel Hernandez to re-surface though.

      • CP

        That would be fun to see Ariel back up! But I wonder if they will go for someone who can replace Stephenson as the long man out of the bullpen….

  7. The Duke

    Perfect Game released a mock draft through the supplemental 1st rd

    https://www.perfectgame.org/Articles/View.aspx?article=13754

    They have the Reds taking Kyle Wright at #2 and CF Drew Waters at #32. I’m still a little leery about Wright after his rough early season, but he has been much better lately. Drew Waters would continue a trend of taking toolsy prep hitters from Georgia high in the draft after taking Tyler Stephenson in 2015 and Taylor Trammell in 2016. Waters is a guy I like. Sort of a slightly less tooled version of Trammell (but still very athletic, Trammell is just in a class of athlete few touch), but with maybe a better feel to hit coming out of high school and maybe a touch more power.

  8. Mark

    In all seriousness, we really need to look at trading Winker…..I really do not see a spot for him, IMO, Duvall and Schebler are not going to be replaced by a singles hitting outfielder which is basically what Winker is at this point. Kivlehan is not going anywhere IMO he is starting to come around and we have Ervin and Hamilton of course. Hopefully we will have Luis Robert as well……….

    • Doug Gray

      Winker is working on some mechanical things right now. As I always say, giving up on 23-year-old talented athletes is generally bad business. Duvall and Schebler both have their own warts in their games, too. Might be jumping the gun a little bit on looking at trading Winker at this point. Obviously, anyone is available in the right deal, but actively trying to trade him seems like jumping the gun.