Hunter Greene, Jose Barrero, and Narciso Crook went off in a Louisville Bats blowout win, TJ Hopkins hit a 9th inning 2-run go-ahead home run behind a strong Chattanooga pitching performance, Noah Davis struck out 7 in a Dayton win, and Case Williams had his best pro start in a Daytona victory.

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The Louisville Bats won 12-0. Box Score

The Chattanooga Lookouts won 3-2. Box Score

The Dayton Dragons

Game 1: 13-3 loss. Box Score

Game 2: 4-1 win. Box Score

  • Jacob Hurtubise went 1-3 with a walk, double, steal (26), and 2 runs scored.
  • Francisco Urbaez went 1-2 with 2 walks and a run.
  • Alex McGarry went 3-4 with a steal, run, and an RBI.
  • Victor Ruiz went 2-3 with 2 RBI.
  • Michael Siani went 1-3.
  • Noah Davis allowed a run in 6.0 innings on 5 hits and 2 walks to go along with 7 strikeouts.
  • Braxton Roxby threw a perfect inning with 3 strikeouts.

The Daytona Tortugas won 2-1. Box Score

The ACL Reds lost 3-2. Box Score

The DSL Reds lost 7-6. Box Score

7/18 Game Preview

Team Record Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Watch
Louisville 26-37 7:15pm TBA Here Here Here
Chattanooga 35-27 5:00pm TBA Here Here Here
Dayton 35-29 2:05pm Pucheu Here Here Here
Daytona 30-35 5:35pm Hanson Here Here N/A
ACL Reds
6-7 OFF DAY Here N/A N/A
DSL Reds
2-3 OFF DAY Here N/A N/A

15 Responses

  1. jon vera

    The future is Barrero,lodolo and greene. Lets trade NC. if the team isn’t going to extend him.Barnhardt?Same thing. What can reds get for these guys?

    • Scott C

      Totally against trading Castellanos, that would suck whatever air is left in the Reds fanbase and probably the players left. Glad to see Greene have a good outing at Louisville and Lodolo pitch 4 innings at Chattanoog. Barrero continuing to hit at AAA. Extend Nick and you have a good core coming up.

    • Shawn

      I’ve been wanting to rebuild ever since the Reds decided not to get a SS or improve our bullpen this past offseason. That being said, you can’t do it now. The fans would rebel if we were sellers. We can only hope the Reds decide to spend some money.

      • MK

        The shortstop we have is more than adequate. Farmer plays very good defense and offense is adequate for the line/up around him. Could have given up the farm for Lindor for one year but Farmer has had a better year and will be on the team more than a year. Didi has continued his injury trend. Most of the other guys talked about were really not available. Farmer was in fact the best alternative.

      • MBS

        Sorry but Farmer is not adequate. Even if he was, you shouldn’t want an adequate SS. Farmer is one of the worst qualified hitters in baseball, and yes he is adequate at fielding. You don’t need a long memory to remember a good fielding SS, in Iglesias. When Barrero gets the call up, he’ll be a big improvement.

    • Alex Reds

      I totally agree with you Jon. This season is already over for the Reds to make the playoffs. If you can get a better trade offer of prospects who are better or more proven than a compensating pick, it’s a no brainer to trade Nick, followed by anything of value that will be a free agent at years end.

  2. Norwood Nate

    I know it’s rehab, but that was not an inspiring performance for Hoffman against A-ball hitters. Hopefully he was just working on specific pitches, but still not what you want to see verse that level of competition.
    Guessing Lodolo is building back to full strength after the blister layoff. Only 65 pitches last night.
    Barrero may force his way into the Reds plans this year if they don’t do anything at the deadline to fix the SS position.

  3. donny

    I see young 19 year old Elly De La Cruz get promoted to Daytona.

  4. Anderson

    Who thinks it’s time to send Garrett back down to get his stuff straighten out

    • Jefferson Green

      No options left, so it can’t be done (he would get picked up by another team before clearing g waivers).

      • MBS

        According to Cots he has 1 of (4) options left, according to fangraphs he has 0 options left. I’m not sure which is correct, but Garrett was unique on cots having 4 options, as opposed to 3 like everyone else. It might be besides the point, as Garrett is probably not one of the worst 3 arms in the pen. It’s obvious that Garrett can’t be “counted on”, but he can still be effective in the right situations.

      • Doug Gray

        Cots is incorrect. Garrett is out of options. He did qualify for a 4th option year, but that isn’t like other options – it only exists the first year it’s available and has now expired.

  5. Matt O'Neal

    Garcia continues his roll in Louisville, and Sanmartin has pitched well out of the pen since transitioning into that roll.

    TJ Hopkins has a 1.280 OPS in 10 games in July, which I think is pretty good.