Minor matters: Mesoraco to Dayton
From Jamie Ramsey:
A clean sweep last night for the Reds farm teams (4-0)…The Bats snap a 4-game losing streak…Adam Rosales with 3 hits…Andy Phillips homers…Jay Bruce (2h) triples…Tom Shearn with a quality outing (6ip, 5h, 2r, 1bb, 5k)…Danny Herrera retired all 6 he faced…Chattanooga tops Tennessee…Ramon Ramirez allowed just 1 hit in 6.0 innings (36k in 32.2ip this season)…B.J. Szymanski and Jerry Gil both homer…Mike Griffin extends his hitting streak to 5g…Sarasota “hands” Palm Beach a de-“feet”…Jason Louwsma with 3 hits…Ramon Geronimo pitches another scoreless inning out of the bullpen (14g, 0r, 16.2ip, 22k)…Dayton “swings” into sole possession of first place by pounding Quad Cities for the second day in a row…the Dragons collect a season-high 16 hits and 11 runs…Todd Frazier and Jason Bour tally 3 hits apiece…Denis Phipps homers and has now hit safely in 9 straight…Mike McKennon triples twice…Enerio Del Rosario solid in the start (6ip, 3h, 1r, 1bb, 6k).
SS Chris Valaika has been promoted from Class-A Sarasota to Double-A Chattanooga...in 32g this season for the SaraReds, the reigning FSL Player of the Week is batting .363 with 7hr and 31rbi (20r, .585slg, .393obp)...SS Todd Frazier has been promoted from Class-A Dayton to Class-A Sarasota...Frazier is batting .321 and ranks among Midwest League leaders in most offensive categories...C Devin Mesoraco and 1B Logan Parker (University of Cincinnati) have been promoted to Class-A Dayton...Mesoraco, last year’s first round pick, had been playing in extended-spring training.