Minor matters; Castro released
The Reds released Juan Castro. He had been designated for assignment 10 days ago.
From Jamie Ramsey:
Louisville wins at Richmond thanks to insurance runs in the 9th…Kevin Barker homers…Chattanooga gives up 5 runs over the final 2 innings to lose at Mississippi…Robert Manuel continues to put up zeroes out of the Lookouts’ bullpen…Shaun Cumberland among Southern League’s offensive leaders…Daryl Thompson set to start tonight…Sarasota falls to Tampa…Chris Valaika extends his hitting streak to 10 games…he’s hit safely in 24 of 27 games and leads the Florida State League in several offensive categories…pre-game concert tonight at the Ed…Dayton was off (Mother Goose Day)…Yesterday marked the 23rd anniversary of Donnie Scott’s first and only big league stolen base.
DARYL THOMPSON’S 2008 GAME-BY-GAME
4/3 at Montgomery: W, 6ip, 3h, 1r/0er, 0bb, 5k
4/8 vs. Birmingham: 6ip, 2h, 0r, 1bb, 8k
4/15 at Huntsville: W, 5.2ip, 5h, 1r/1er, 0bb, 7k, 1hr
4/20 vs. Mobile: 6ip, 6h, 1r/1er, 0bb, 5k
4/25 vs. Carolina: L, 7.2ip, 4h, 3r/0er, 3bb, 11k
OVERALL ORGANIZATION STANDINGS
1. Texas 70-35 .667
2. Oakland 68-41 .624
3. NY Yankees 68-39 .636
4. Cincinnati 62-45 .579
5. Washington 60-45 .571