A summary of local news for June 24, 2010
Highly-touted pitching prospect Aroldis Chapman threw two innings of relief for the Louisville Bats on Wednesday and Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said the bullpen could be the right place for him.
Edinson Volquez threw five solid innings, while Aroldis Chapman pitched two innings, as the Bats beat Toledo in early Wednesday afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field.
The Durham Bulls scored six runs over the final three innings to beat Aroldis Chapman and the Louisville Bats on Friday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
Four Louisville Bats pitchers combined for a five-hit shutout of International League South-leading Durham on Thursday night as closer Jon Adkins became the franchise's all-time save leader.
The Louisville Bats have a 6-8 record in the first half of June and have matched their opponents run-for-run (60-60). Here is a closer look at the players' performances so far this month.
Highly-touted pitching prospect Aroldis Chapman allowed only four hits, but it wasn't enough as Louisville lost a rain-shortened game at Pawtucket.
The Louisville Bats had an atrocious April, but they bounced back in May. Here is a two-month recap of the Bats' season so far.
Highly-touted prospect Aroldis Chapman was pounded by Pawtucket on Monday night in his fourth start of the season at Louisville Slugger Field. The left-hander gave up seven runs on six hits and walked six while striking out only one.
Louisville lost a pair of games at Columbus, 4-3 Tuesday and 10-7 Wednesday, before today's much-needed day off.
Highly-touted left-handed pitching prospect Aroldis Chapman topped 100 miles per hour four times in the first inning and gave up just three hits, while striking out seven over five innings.
Todd Frazier and Zack Cozart hit solo home runs, while Chad Reineke pitched seven solid innings, to lead the Louisville Bats to a 3-1 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday night.