This is going to be a regular Monday feature.
If Louisville is any indication the Reds should have a much stronger bullpen in the coming years. The Bats relievers have been excellent. The offense has struggled a bit, but William Bergolla is making the jump to AAA look easy.
Louisville record: 10-8 (1.0 GB from Toledo)
William Bergolla: .324/.352/.485 in 68 AB
Randy Keisler: 14.1 IP, 1.26 ERA, 18/6 K/BB
Tom Shearn: 11.2 IP, 1.54 ERA, 16/2, K/BB
Ricky Stone: 11.2 IP, 3.09 ERA, 13/2 K/BB
Elizardo Ramirez: 25.1 IP, 3.91 ERA, 17/4, K/BB
Steve Kelly: 17.0 IP, 3.18 ERA, 13/3, K/BB
Jared Fernandez: 27.2 IP, 3.58 ERA, 18/9, K/BB
Looking at Chattanooga's stats you'd think this would be a slightly stronger team. The Lookouts have quite a few hitters enjoying solid seasons so far, but some of the pitchers are struggling quite a bit. One of those struggling is Richie Gardner which comes as a surprise. His K/BB ratio is still very solid though, so look for him to bounceback and start putting up more familiar numbers.
Chattanooga Record: 6-11, (7.5 GB from Carolina)
Richie Gardner: 14.0 IP, 6.43 ERA, 20/5 K/BB
Sarasota's pitching has been awful, and it's looking like the Reds aren't going to be getting much help from this class any time soon. David Shafer is still pitching like an absolute stud however, and if I were the Reds I'd think about moving him up a level or two.
Sarasota Record: 6-11, (6.5 GB from Lakeland)
There's a problem when the only offensive player who's really having a great year is your backup catcher. The pitching hasn't been much better, and it's looking like Dayton fans are in for another long summer.
Dayton Record: 4-12 (6.5 GB from Lansing)
Chris Kroski: .321/.441/.571 in 28 AB