Re: Minor-League Player of the Day
Saturday, July 6: Nick Travieso, Dayton . . . 6 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 K. Building on the strong finish in his last start, when his velocity picked up significantly, the Reds' top 2012 draft pick submitted his best outing of the season, by far.
Also notable . . .
Michael Lorenzen: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K. The recent first-round supplemental pick made his first appearance for Dayton, and was reportedly working at 97-98 mph.
Jeff Gelalich: 2-4, 3B, R, RBI.
Sammy Diaz: 2-3, BB, 2 R.
Beau Amaral: 2-4, R, RBI, 2 SB.
Tanner Rahier: 2-4, RBI.
Joel Bender: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K for the Oak Hills HS product.
Billy Hamilton: 2-3 in his return to the Louisville lineup after sitting out a while with a wrist issue.
Mike Hessman: His 19th HR was the only scoring in Louisville's win in the second game of a doubleheader.
Pedro Villarreal: 4 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 K.
Nick Christiani: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K.
Jamie Walczak: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K. Unfortunately, the high point of Pensacola's doubleheader loss.
Ben Klimesh (Bakersfield): 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K.
Kyle Waldrop: 2-3, 3B, BB, R.
Kevin Garcia (AZL): 3-5, R. The Venezuelan outfielder is flashing a .960 OPS.
Logan Uxa: 2-4, 2B, RBI.
Luis Gonzalez (DSL Rojos): The young shortstop went 3-4.
"Give me the mace and I'll drive the pumpkin down Whitey Ford's throat." -- Ping Bodie, when asked in 1960 whether he could have hit contemporary pitchers.
Last edited by Plus Plus; 07-08-2013 at 11:01 AM.