Minor matters -- Cueto deals again
Johnny Cueto went six ininngs, allowed one run on eight hits. No walks, six Ks. You'd think he'll get serious consideration for that Aug. 18 start. He's 2-1 with 2.05 ERA in four starts at Louisville -- 22 IP, 22 hits, two walks, 22 Ks.
The rest of the minor leauge report from Jamie Ramsey:
Louisville beats Norfolk to sweep the brief 2-game series…Johnny Cueto turns in another solid outing…Joey Votto and Chris Dickerson both homer…Chattanooga burns the Biscuits to win the 5-game series…Matt Maloney with another quality start…Luis Bolivar with 4 hits…Enrique Cruz extends his hitting streak…Sarasota splits a doubleheader and exchanges complete-game shutouts with St. Lucie…Ben Jukich simply outstanding in the first game…B.J. Szymanski heating up…Dayton falls to Burlington…Drew Stubbs with his fourth consecutive multi-hit game…Kevin Gunter perfect in relief…Billings loses to Idaho Falls...GCL Reds rained out.
DAYTON’S LOGAN PARKER
Pre All-Star Game: .273, 51-187, 20r, 7 doubles, 1hr, 21rbi, 29bb, 44k, 7sb, .365obp, .348slg.
Post All-Star Game: .297, 43-145, 21r, 7 doubles, 8hr, 23rbi, 18bb, 35k, 2sb, .374obp, .524slg.
JOHNNY CUETO 2007
24 starts overall (Sarasota, Chattanooga, currently with Louisville)
10-7, 2.83 ERA (2nd among Reds minor leaguers), 14 quality starts, 136.2ip, 48r/43er, 30bb, 136k (first among Reds minor leaguers), .237oba
This date in baseball history:
1980: 2b Pete Mackanin scores both Minnesota runs in the 6-2 loss at Oakland…Mackanin goes 3-for-4 with a home run (#2 off former All-Star Matt Keough) to lift his batting average to .292.
1987: RF Billy Hatcher goes 2-for-5 with a double and a home run (#9 off Mike Krukow) as his Astros lose 7-6 in 11 innings at San Francisco.