A player and a coach got thrown out of Friday night's pitching duel. While Edinson Volquez had a strong outing, the Bats lost the home series opener against the Indianapolis Indians 3-2.
The arm of Edinson Volquez and the bats of Negron, Francisco and Alonso secure a solid win for the Bats on Thursday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
Right-handed pitcher Edinson Volquez, making his fourth rehabilitation start with Louisville on his comeback from Tommy John surgery, gave up only one hit over seven innings as the Bats shutout Toledo 3-0 Friday night.
Louisville won its third straight game Sunday, beating the Indianapolis Indians and giving Edinson Volquez his second victory with the Bats thanks to a three-run first inning.
Highly-touted pitching prospect Aroldis Chapman hit one batter and threw two wild pitches during host Durham's four-run eighth inning that helped bring the Bulls back from an early 3-0 deficit Tuesday night.
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.
Edinson Volquez, the right-handed pitcher who is on a rehabilitation assignment from the Cincinnati Reds, will take the mound for the Bats against Toledo at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday morning at Louisville Slugger Field. Tickets are still available.