From Jamie Ramsey:
Louisville and Dayton rained out…Chattanooga falls to West Tenn…Marland Williams belts 2 homers...Sarasota wins in 10 at Lakeland…Cody Strait with a clutch RBI-double in the 10th…Robert Manuel with a quality start…Billings loses at Idaho Falls…Brett Bartles hotter than high noon in Death Valley…GCL Reds get beat by the GCL Twins…The Bats, Dragons and GCL Reds play doubleheaders today.
PLAYERS/PITCHER OF THE WEEK FOR AUGUST 13-19
International League: 1b/LF Joey Votto (.360, 9-25, 5hr, 12rbi)
Florida State League: RHP Daryl Thompson (2-0, 1.64era, 11ip, 8h, 2r, 2bb, 10k, .190oba)
Midwest League: 3b Juan Francisco (.370, 10-27, 4hr, 14rbi, 7r)
OF BRETT BARTLES (Billings) – Reds 30th selection in this year’s draft (Duke University)…Is batting .339 overall this season in 46 games (9g at GCL Reds, 37g at Billings)…Currently riding a 13-game hitting streak (20-54, .370, 11r, .426obp)…Ranks 10th in the Pioneer League with a .331 batting average (48-145, 25r, 25rbi, 14bb, .389obp, .559slg).