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The Louisville Bats won 3-1. Box Score

The Chattanooga Lookouts lost 8-0. Box Score

The Daytona Tortugas lost 6-2. Box Score

The Dayton Dragons won 6-1. Box Score

The Billings Mustangs lost 2-1. Box Score

The Greeneville Reds lost 15-8. Box Score

The AZL Reds had the day off.

8/10 Game Preview

Team 1st half 2nd half Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Live Watch Live
Louisville 49-68 N/A 7:05pm Antone Here Here Here
Chattanooga 36-33 16-31 7:15pm Sanmartin Here Here Here
Daytona 35-30 21-29 6:30pm Lillie Here Here N/A
Dayton 28-42 21-26 7:00pm Curlis
Here Here Here
Billings 15-23 7-4 8:35pm McGregor Here Here N/A
Greeneville 18-30 N/A 6:30pm Ashcraft
Here Here N/A
AZL Reds 18-24 N/A 9:00pm TBA
Here N/A N/A

29 Responses

  1. haven

    Curious how everyone feels about Senzel? I’m just not sure what to make of him at this point, He’s insanely green so next year he’ll most likely be a different player. He is already 24 years old, the power has been lacking he isn’t a bust by any means but i thought we had a Hunter pence type hitter and i’m not sure what he is. this is also after going through other rookies this year, so maybe its just a knee jerk reaction. wanted to get your guys thought.

    • Ryan

      He’s had 2 bouts of “allergies” this season so far this season which is worrisome. Overall im okay with his play so far. I think there still much more potential in the tank. Hopefully he finds that potential sooner than later.

    • Alex

      Hunter pence comp seems fair, I just looked up hunter pence and he wasnt as good of a player as i remember. he never had a season over .900 ops but was a solid player every year. I would bet senzel will be better next year though. He will know what he needs to work on most during off season.

      • Michael Smith


        Hmm Ill take a career 115 ops+ while playing at a more important defensive position.

    • Jonathan Linn

      @ Haven – have we all forgotten that Senzel is a rookie? Give the guy a break, please. The sky isnt falling just because he has lite the league on fire.

      • Haven

        I mean I said that but also he’s a 24 year old rookie who was a top ten prospect in baseball. With guys like Soto,Acuna and even the kid from the brewers doing so well from the go I’m just saying it makes me worried about what his ceiling is, I think his floor is incredible.

  2. Cguy

    So by designating Hernandez, the Reds hope another team claims him, & has to pay the remainder of his contract? Is this an unintended consequence of the new trading deadline rules? There seems to be a large number of recognizable veterans being DFA this August.

    • Bill

      The Hernandez DFA was an admission that Hernandez was not helping the team. I think the chances are pretty slim another team claims him. At best, he’ll get signed as a ML Free Agent for the remainder of this season. He gave us a great year and one-half … I hope he returns to form and gets to pitch again.

  3. cinvenfan

    Siri’s development would be a great addition to the team. The OF becomes much better defensively, allows Senzel to take over 2B.
    An Of playing close to MLB minimum gives them the chance to lock guys like Castillo, Bauer (even year to year), Wood or sign FA to improve C, SS and ‘pen.

    • Cguy

      One way to improve the bullpen is to keep your sp in the game & limit the bullpens workload. In Trevor Bauer the Reds have acquired the pitcher who’s logged the most IP (168.1) this season & who has a history of pitching 170+ innings. Reds had apretty decent bullpen in the first half of this year, but they appear fatigued.

    • RojoBenjy

      Another option if Siri pans out AND if Van Meter takes off, is it frees Suárez’s contract. Senzel can slide to third. Suárez could bring a nifty haul.

      • DaveCT

        I think the club is all in on the Castillo/Suarez core of the team. I don’t think either is going anywhere any time soon. If anything, a supplementary part like Winker, Ervin, VanMeter or even India becomes a trade chip to fill a need such as reliever if Siri and Aquino proves themselves as fulltime starters in the OF

  4. Redsvol

    odd to bring Romano up to pitch out of the bullpen. In louisville he’s been great starting and terrible in the bullpen.

    Man, we have absolutely no starting pitching depth in the minors this year. The draft & develop guys the last 3-4 years have no business still having a job with the reds. where are Nick Hanson, Tyler Mondile, Andy Cox, Alex Webb, Jacob Heatherly, Tyler Buffet, Conner Ryan Campbell, Yomile maysonet. All top round draft picks nowhere to be found. Not to mention Nick Howard and Nick Travieso. Sad…….

    • Andrew


      Depth is nice, but that 2020 rotation is one of the top 5 in the game so im not too concerned. Highly likely the Reds go out and get another FA this offseason too.

      • AWA85

        I would take a rotation of:

        Not sure what Wood’s thought are, but let’s load up a contract with all sorts of incentives.

      • Wes

        Bring back farmer and wood is likely to follow. Not saying reds should do that but it will for sure give you a big advantage to keep wood.

      • Bill

        I’m with AWA85, I’d like to bring back Wood. He’s a quality starting pitcher and being LH he gives teams a different look from others in our rotation. Mahle can still be optioned next year. It takes more than 5 starting pitchers to make it through the season.

      • Cguy

        I would be just ecstatic with AWA85’s rotation for 2020. On the other hand, I’d still like the Reds to try to trade for Detroit’s LHSP Matt Boyd this winter.

    • MK

      Mondile learned the hard way you do not get into a physical altercation with the #1 prospect at he same time using racial slurs.

      • RojoBenjy

        He got what he deserved. Indie league baseball exile.

    • Cguy

      Well Reds had 4th round pick of 2016 LHP Scott Moss who developed quite well, I’d say. He’s been used as a trade trip to acquire Trevor Bauer, but he was sp depth in the minors- having won about 37 games in his 3 years in the Reds system.

  5. MikeinSoCal

    Lorenzen needs a few days off to regroup. Probably overworked, seems to be fading. Romano or someone else needs to step up and be that 7th inning guy. That bridge to Iglesias is very shaky. Would like to see Bowman be brought back.

    • James

      Didn’t he just dominate against the Angels and Mike Trout?

      • RojoBenjy

        That was Good Michael. Sometimes he switches places with Bad Michael.

        I like Good Michael.

        Raisel has a Good and Bad also.

  6. Bill

    I noticed Keury Mella is hitting .300/.333/.400 and has been successfully used as a PH a couple of times this year. I’d like to see how his pitching plays in a relief role vs. starting. Like Sims, Romano and Reed, Mella will be out of options next year.

  7. Norwood Nate

    Happy to see Siri glget that first AAA hit out of the way. He’s walking at a decent clip in a small sample size, which has long been an area for improvement.

    • DaveCT

      I have to wonder how seeing his teammate Aquino having success in the ML’s will add to Siri’s drive to do the same. Good things can come in bunches. Such as Aquino, VanMeter, Ervin, O’Grady, Senzel, etc.