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OnBaseMachine
04-09-2006, 11:28 AM
-Louisville plays a doubleheader starting at 1:05
-Chattanooga @ Jacksonville 3:05 PM
-Sarasota @ Fort Myers 1:05 PM
-Dayton vs. South Bend 2:00 PM

Scheduled starters:

LOU-Mike Gosling, Elizardo Ramirez
CHA-Steve Kelly
SAR-Camilo Vazquez
DAY-Zach Ward(pro debut)

OnBaseMachine
04-09-2006, 02:03 PM
Gosling pitching well so far: 0 runs on 2 hits in 3 innings, 0 walks and 4 strikeouts.

Stratton has homered.

http://www.minorleaguebaseball.com/app/milb/stats/stats.jsp?sid=milb&t=g_box&gid=2006_04_09_louaaa_ottaaa_1

OnBaseMachine
04-09-2006, 02:26 PM
Zach Ward off to a sharp start. Two hitless innings with one walk and one K. Four GO/1 FO.

OnBaseMachine
04-09-2006, 03:17 PM
Ward: 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 1 K. 11 groundouts vs 2 flyouts.

OnBaseMachine
04-09-2006, 04:27 PM
Ward finished at 6 innings pitched, 2 hits, 0 runs, 3 walks, and 3 strikeouts. 12 groundouts to just 2 flyouts. Very good to see.

Chattanooga is playing the suspended game from last night. Joey Votto just belted his second HR of the game, a two run shot. Votto is 3-for-4 with a double and two dingers in the game. Game two will start 30 minutes after this game.

Votto now has 3 homeruns in 13 atbats this year. Could he be on the verge of breaking out like Dunn did in 2001?

http://www.minorleaguebaseball.com/app/milb/stats/stats.jsp?sid=milb&t=g_box&gid=2006_04_08_cngaax_jaxaax_1

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:05 PM
Chattanooga just started off:
Top of the 1st:
Lead off single for Dickerson, just missed a HR two pitches earlier by about 10 feet away from the foul pole.
Dickerson with a SB.
Herr grounds out to 3rd. 1 out.
Votto steps up to the plate... and gets it to a 3-2 count, fouls one off, and takes a ball outside to work the walk.
Men on 1st and 2nd with 1 out.
With Colina batting... Double steal Dickerson on 3rd and Votto on 2nd.
Colina strikes out swinging.
2 outs.
Varner flies out to shallow left-center.
3 outs.
0-0 heading into the bottom of the 1st.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:17 PM
Bottom of the 1st.
Steve Kelly pitching...
Abreau rolls one to short. 1 out.
Hu grounds out to 1st on a 1-2 count, Votto to the pitcher Kelly for the 2nd out.
Kemp grounds out to SS. 3 Outs.
0-0 heading into the 2nd.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:23 PM
Top of the 1st...
Crozier batting and he strikes out looking.
Our favorite defensive cathcher with the anemic bat, Miguel Perez is up and he grounds out to short after rocketing one foul.
2 outs.
Machado steps up and gets on base some how.
Steve Kelly steps up the announcers note he went 3 for 60 last yearwith the Bats as he strikes out looking.
3 outs.
0-0 heading into the bottom of the 2nd.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:31 PM
Bot of the 2nd
Larouche grounds out to SS. 1 out.
Zapp bloops one to center on 1-2 count.
Missed some stuff but Kelly gets out of the inning without any trouble.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:37 PM
Top of the 3rd and back to the top of the order.
Dickerson up and strikes out swinging on a 1-2 count. 1 out.
Herr gets on base.
Votto steps up with 1 on and 1 out and grounds into a 4-6-3 Double Play. 3 outs.
0-0 after 2.5.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:41 PM
Bottom of 3.
Cresse batting and hammers on right to 2nd for the out.
Hanrahan up and does something to get himself out.
Abreau grounds out to 1st. for the 3rd out.
3 outs.
A real nail bitter tied at 0-0 going the 4th.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:47 PM
Top of the 4th
Colina pops out on the first pitch. 1 out.
Varner walks on a 3-2 count.
Crozier grounds into a 5-4-3 DP. 3 outs.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 05:52 PM
Bottom of the 4th
Hu grounds out to Colina, who makes a nice play for the 1st out.
Kemp pops out in foul territory. 2 outs
LaRouche pops out to Votto in foul territory for 3 outs.
Still 0-0.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 06:05 PM
Missed most of the top of the 5th but I can tell you that Kelly struck out to make it 2 outs. And Machado is on base.
Dickerson gets himself a single.
Machado on 2nd, Dickerson on 1st.
Herr doubles down the 3rd base line. Machado scores.
1-0 Chattanooga.
With Dickerson on 3rd and Herr on 2nd they intentionally walk Votto to load the bases.
Colina up w/ the bases loaded and 2 outs.
Colina strikes out on a foul tip. 3 outs.
1-0 Lookouts heading into the Bottom of the 5th.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 06:13 PM
Bottom of the 5th
Kelly still pitching.
Zapp batting and walks on a 3-1 count.
Ruggiano strikes out. 1 out.
Rigiani grounds into a fielders choice and is out at first. 2 outs.
Cresse batting... passed ball gets Zapp to 3rd... grounds out to Kelly. 3 outs.
End of 5 the Lookouts are up 1-0.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 06:23 PM
Top of the 6th
Varner strikes out. 1 out.
Crozier knocks on to 2nd but beats it out for an infield hit.
Perez gets out.
Error gets Crozier to 2nd.
and tthe Lookouts are unable to do anything with it.
Still 1-0 Lookouts.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 06:34 PM
Bottom of the 6th.
Kelly out. Brocktil (sp?) in.
Ruon (sp?) pinch hitting and strikes out looking.
Abreau with broken bat ground out to short. 2 outs.
Hu grounds out to pitcher. 3 outs.
1-0 Lookouts heading into the final inning.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 06:38 PM
Top of the 7th
Dickerson, Herr, Votto coming up.
Lefty Alvarez pitching.
Dickerson grounds out hard to 1st. 1 out.
Herr knocks one out of the park down the left field line. HR!
2-0 Lookouts.
Votto grounds out to 2nd on the first pitch. 2 outs
Colina grounds out to 3rd. 3 outs.
Lookouts up 2-0. Looking to close it out.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 06:46 PM
Bottom of the 7th.
Salmon in to pitch.
Kemp grounds out to SS on the first pitch. 1 out.
LaRoche batting and another ground out to SS. 2 outs.
Zapp strucks out swinging on a 2-2 pitch.

Lookouts win 2-0!
3 Lookout pitchers combine for a 1 hitter.

RedsIn07
04-09-2006, 06:56 PM
Lookout Notables:
Herr goes 3-for-4 with a double and HR.
Votto goes 0 for 2 with 2 BB's and SB.
Dickerson goes 2 for 4 with 2 SB's.
Kelly allows 1 hit and 1 BB. through 5 IP.
Til and Salmon pitch scoreless innings and Salmon gets the save.

icehole3
04-10-2006, 07:31 AM
Saw Zach Wards performance. Give credit to the coachs, they never budged off the bench and let the kid work his way thru. He didnt seem to be throwing very hard but he kept the batters off balanced with what looked like a changeup and he kept the ball down all game. He got into trouble once loaded the bases with 2 outs and got out of it. He's a legit prospect, reminds me of Glavine.

icehole3
04-10-2006, 07:35 AM
Also on Bruce the ball jumps off his bat and there was a ball hit to Bruce with runners moving and the breaks were applied because of this kid's arm, he throws it as well as Kearns. Diamondbacks farm team didnt want to test the kids arm. Ward also picked off a runner on first.

OnBaseMachine
04-10-2006, 08:23 AM
Ward supposedly throws in the mid-90's and even apparently touched 97 a couple times while pitching in college. I'm guessing his lack of velocity yesterday was due to a combination of cold weather and it being his first start of the year? Still, very encouraging to see him throw six shutout innings without his best stuff.