Toledo scored the only four runs of the game in the second inning off Louisville Bats starter Luis Atalino and never looked back from there.
On another frigid night, the Bats only managed five hits off of Toledo pitching and went 0-for-7 with runners and scoring position and left nine total men on base.
Atalino, making his Reds organizational debut, was roughed up for the four runs on five hits in just 2.1 innings of work.
One bright spot on the night for Louisville was the bullpen. Kanekoa Texeira, Carlos Fisher, and Scott Carroll combined to go 5.2 scoreless innings only giving up three hits and striking out six combined.
Chris Valaika and Paul Janish both continued their hot starts to the 2012 season. Both went 2-for-4. The rest of the Louisville lineup was a combined 1-for-22.
Louisville (2-5) and Toledo (3-3) wrap up their four game series Thursday night. Sean Gallagher is scheduled to take the hill for the Bats. He will be opposed by Toledo's Brooks Brown.
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