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The Louisville Bats lost 7-5. Box Score

The Chattanooga Lookouts won 8-1. Box Score

  • Taylor Trammell went 1-5 with an RBI.
  • Ibandel Isabel went 1-4, was hit by a pitch and scored 2 runs.
  • Tyler Stephenson went 1-4 with a walk and a run scored.
  • Brantley Bell went 2-4, was hit by a pitch, scored 2 runs, and he had an RBI.
  • Mitch Nay went 1-4 with a walk, double, run scored, and he had an RBI.
  • Calten Daal went 2-5 with 2 runs and 2 RBI.
  • Narciso Crook went 1-4 with a walk, triple, and he had an RBI.
  • Rob Wooten allowed a run in 3.2 innings with 2 strikeouts. He was hit by a comebacker in the leg and exited the game.
  • Victor Payano threw 2.1 shutout innings with 2 strikeouts.
  • Ty Boyles threw 2.0 shutout innings with 4 walks and 3 strikeouts.
  • Juan Martinez threw a hitless inning with a walk.

The Daytona Tortugas won 10-1. Box Score

The Dayton Dragons won 4-3. Box Score

5/4 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 11-18 N/A 7:05pm Lopez Here Here Here
Chattanooga 13-13 N/A 7:30pm Antone Here Here Here
Daytona 14-14 N/A 6:30pm Orewiler Here Here N/A
Dayton 9-18 N/A 7:35pm De Jesus
Here Here Here

15 Responses

      • Ryan

        Just as I thought he was starting to cool, he answers an 0-10 stretch with an absolute monster game. I wonder if the Bats manager thought about lifting him in a double switch in the 6th inning….

  1. Simon Cowell

    How long do the Reds keep Vanmeter down in AAA? He’s outperforming every player on our MLB roster. Sure he doesn’t have the last name Senzel but simply because he isn’t a top prospect doesn’t mean he should put on the shelf and ignored.

    Minor league numbers may not matter but he isn’t letting up.

    • Ryan

      The way the roster is made up, its hard to fit him in. Looking at the players in his way (Peraza, Dietrich, and to some extent Puig and even Schebler), they are all struggling to different degrees. I think he’s almost too redundant to bring up and try to split time with Dietrich at 2nd though, and the Reds are probably more comfortable with Peraza as back-up SS. He’s likely going to have wait it out in AAA until they trade away guys in front of him.

      • Simon Cowell

        If he keeps up this pace (which is doubtful) the Reds will be forced into finding a place for him. Not sure where that is but what 13 dingers and we haven’t even finished the first week in May.

      • Denis

        They could trade Schebler for little $ or minor leaguer. Find him a fit & Van Meter gets deserving promotion.

  2. Norwood Nate

    It’s at the point that if VanMeter doesn’t hit two HRs in a game I’m going to assume he’s in a slump. I know he’s not the traditional “prospect” but he’s got to be moving up the rankings after the start to the year.

    Nice little bounce back start by Naughton after a rough last start. Wish we were seeing him go deeper though. Man, what happened to Vlad though…he’s been rocked recently.

    Good to see Daal back out there. Always root for that guy, if he can stay healthy he can hit.

  3. AP

    off topic, but did anyone state the outcome of Alex Wood’s “second opinion”?

    • Doug Gray

      I never saw anything on it, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t out there.

    • Wes

      Scary. When reds don’t release results- it’s bad news.

      I loved that trade but how do u not know he’s hurt ?? Junk physicals!

  4. Ryan

    What does Scott Schebler have to do to get optioned?

  5. Jim

    In other news:
    Short season ball begins in a few months and with that the hope of some affiliate plays with a winning record.
    In reds notes: Puig and Votto both headed for a .200 average. Puig coming up to it and Votto heading down.
    How many days until first pitch of the 2020 season?
    Not sure I’d hire anyone in Reds Management to run an automated car wash.