The Louisville Bats lost their third straight game 8-1 Thursday night and used five relief pitchers in the process.
Donnie Joseph, who was stellar in his time with the Bats, has been traded by the Reds to the Kansas City Royals.
The Louisville Bats battled to back to take the lead but their bullpen could not hold it.
Chad Reineke went 7-1/3 shutout innings, striking out a season-high nine batters in the Bats' 3-1 win over Toledo.
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The Louisville Bats looked down and out heading to the eighth inning last night. But, this team never quits.
It was a long night for Louisville Bats but worth the wait as they picked up a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Bisons.
The Bats looked down and out Wednesday but kept battling to a 5-4 walk-off victory over Buffalo.
The Louisville Bats endured a 67 minute rain delay before finally putting the Buffalo Bisons away with a 4-1 victory at Louisville Slugger Field Tuesday night.
Base path burner Billy Hamilton probably not headed for Louisville this season; but Cincinnati might call him up for September pennant drive.
The Louisville Bats got off to a rough start and never recovered as they fell 9-1 to the Pawtucket Red Sox.
The Louisville Bats looked to a veteran Wednesday night to top the Columbus Clippers 4-2.