Robbie Tenerowicz hit a baseball 467 feet and Wilson Garcia crushed a grand slam in a Chattanooga win, Alejo Lopez picked up two hits while Nick Lodolo returned to the mound in Louisville’s win, Quin Cotton had two hits and stole his 17th base of the year with Dayton, and Dauri Moreta lowered his ERA to 0.85 on the season with another perfect inning of relief.

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The Louisville Bats won 5-3. Box Score

Game Notes

A pair of rehabbing big leaguers tossed a perfect inning with a pair of strikeouts. Antone is expected to be activated on Tuesday. Feliz is officially out of rehab days on Tuesday. Over at Redleg Nation I wrote about the situation a little bit. It will be interesting to see what decisions the Reds make before the start of the Brewers series.

With Hunter Greene serving his suspension, the Bats filled his spot in the rotation with a bullpen day. Nick Lodolo came back after having his last start skipped due to left shoulder fatigue. He was scheduled for a short outing on Sunday because of that. He threw 11 pitches – all strikes – as he struck out the side in his only inning of work.

Dauri Moreta lowered his ERA on the season to 0.85. He’s now pitched in 31 games this season and been charged with earned runs in three of them. He’s thrown 42.1 innings, allowed 24 hits, walked 8 batters, and struck out 52 between his time in Double-A and Triple-A.

The Chattanooga Lookouts won 10-7. Box Score

Game Notes

Wilson Garcia extended his hitting streak to  15 games. He now has 6 homers in that stretch. Since June 19th he’s played in 53 games and has hit .327/.353/.514 for the Lookouts.

Similar to Wilson Garcia, Robbie ‘Byrd’ Tenerowicz has been on a tear for Chattanooga for a while now. On June 22nd he was hitting .228/.308/.281. He’s played in 42 games since then and he’s hit .302/.398/.612. He’s homered in back-to-back games. Oh, his home run on Sunday night was 467 feet to dead center that cleared the batters eye.

Eddy Demurias lowered his ERA to 1.98 on the season in 41 innings between High-A Dayton and Double-A Chattanooga.

The Dayton Dragons lost 8-3. Box Score

Game Notes

Victor Ruiz homered for the 3rd time in the last five games. He played in 51 games from May through August 1st and had zero home runs. He’s hit four home runs in the 16 games he’s played in since then.

Michael Siani continued to swing a hot bat. Since August 6th he’s hit .316/.400/.526. In the 18 games prior to that he had been in a bit slump hitting just .118 (8-68).

Stevie Branche now has 84 strikeouts and 31 walks in 46.2 innings pitched this season between Daytona and Dayton to go with a 3.28 ERA.

The Daytona Tortugas won 6-4. Box Score

Game Notes

Bryce Bonnin’s day was short, but he racked up a bunch of strikeouts, again. The 3rd rounder from 2020’s draft now has 51 strikeouts with just nine walks in 36.0 innings spread out over eight starts this season (1 with the ACL Reds, 7 with Daytona).

Jose Torres, this year’s 3rd round draft pick is now 7-22 in six games, hitting a combined .318/.400/.682 to begin his career.

Elly De La Cruz now has 15 doubles, 8 triples, and 8 home runs in 42 games played this season between the ACL Reds and Daytona Tortugas.

The ACL Reds had the day off.

The DSL Reds had the day off.

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Team Record Time (ET) Probable Box Score Listen Watch
Louisville 38-57 OFF DAY Here Here Here
Chattanooga 45-48 OFF DAY Here Here Here
Dayton 50-46 OFF DAY Here Here Here
Daytona 47-49 OFF DAY Here Here N/A
ACL Reds
22-17 9:00pm TBA Here N/A N/A
DSL Reds
12-13 10:30am TBA Here N/A N/A

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20 Responses

  1. doc4uk

    Doug,

    Why have we not brought up Moreta? Sure seems like he is a better one inning option than do very little or Amir .

    • Doug Gray

      I’d have answered this question if it didn’t have that stupid nickname you thought was cute in it.

      • Danny

        What offended you? I am curious as well- certainly mean no disrespect, just curious. Thanks!

      • Doug Gray

        “Do very little” is a childish, immature nickname.

        And no, definitely not a Kentucky Wildcats fan. But that’s got nothing to do with it.

        I’m just really tired of garbage stuff like “Do very little” and “Tinker Bell”. Act like adults.

      • Tom

        I don’t know why, I thought we had a fan in the United Kingdom, lol.

      • Danny

        He is not the only one who has been upset with “Doolittle” this year- certainly no harm in a PG rated joke about a player who has cost the Reds games, and who is making over 1.5 million for his efforts.

        I wish Bell would understand, but sometimes results at this level matter more than ensuring no player has their feelings hurt. As I have said before, this is not t-ball

      • Doug Gray

        Be upset all you want. I’m not going out of my way to take questions from people that give 4th grade level insulting nicknames to people. You can say things like “He seems like a better option than Doolittle or Amir given how they’ve performed” without being demeaning of the person. One thing is fine. The other one? Nah. Tired and sick of seeing it.

  2. Matt O

    He’s played mostly infield (not SS), so it might not be with the Reds (Suarez, Moose, Votto, India, Senzel, Lopez, Schrock, Farmer), but is Tenerowicz a future major leaguer? He’s posted >800 OPS before, had a down 2019, but has come back this year to a >800 OPS, and all but 2019 he’s had good on base skills.

    • Matt O

      Somehow left off Barrero. He’s definitely in the group of infielders ahead of Tenerowicz.

    • MK

      Tenerowicz had quite an exchange between himself and the fans as he rounded the bases. He was pointing, cheesing and hamming it up on his trip around the bases. Trash Pandas did not appreciate it and next pitch went behind the next batter. No ejections though just warnings, of course if it would have been our pitcher he would have been ejected with a 3-game suspension. I’m sure Tenerowicz gets a lot of grief from the fans for his long blond flowing locks. Maybe he should be called General Custer.

      • PTBNL

        Better keep him out of Montana then (good thing he didn’t play for Billings).

    • kevinz

      Wondering the same even if little older.
      Did alot of work with Driveline to improve.
      Nice article with Vids on his work.
      A very outgoing type of guy too.

  3. Doug Messinger

    I know the Reds are paying Suarez a boatload of money but why not send him to Louisville to work on his swing. He obviously needs to shorten his swing and try to make more contact. Does he have options remaining?

    • Luke J

      They can’t just send him to the minors. They would have to DFA him and subject him to waivers.

    • Doug Gray

      Almost no one on the team has options except the rookies.

  4. MK

    What was the reason for the elimination of waiver trades after the trade deadline?

    • kevinz

      Added more trades for at the Deadline.
      Which it sure did add more trades.
      Added more excitement imo.
      Not sure If that will be every year though.
      Hope deadlines are always like this Past one.

  5. MK

    Branche was impressive for the Dragons yesterday. He hit 97 mph on the Stadium gun and blew away the hitters especially in his second inning wit 3 Ks.

  6. John L

    Bonnin’s day was probably cut short because of the 30-45 minute rain delay. It was odd, though, because the radio broadcaster said it didn’t look like the umps had given the signal to bring the tarp on, but they put it on anyway. His opinion was that it wasn’t enough rain to delay the game, either. Anyway, after it was over, he said he got the impression that neither team wanted to continue playing, but the umps made them.