G-Reds Shutout Saturday

Cooper Tosses Three Perfect Innings In Relief

By Frank La Sala | August 24, 2019 11:07 PM

GREENEVILLE, TN - The Greeneville Reds (25-38) were shutout for the second straight game Saturday night, falling to the Princeton Rays (30-34) 5-0 at Pioneer Park. Cristian Olivo singled and walked in the loss.

Princeton started the night by scoring three runs in the top of the first inning off RHP Juan Abril (L, 1-7). Aldenis Sanchez scored the first run on Jake Guenther's RBI infield single. Two more runs scored on Diego Infante's single.

In the second, Guenther was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force in a run. Guenther's RBI-single in the seventh rounded out the scoring.

Abril took the loss, he allowed three runs (two earned) on two hits in an inning. RHP Alberto Gonzalez gave up a run on a hit in the second inning.

RHP Tanner Cooper came on in the third inning, and retired all nine Rays hitters, while striking out five. RHP Tyler Garbee followed with three innings, allowing just an unearned run on two hits, while striking out three. RHP Manuel Cachutt tossed a scoreless ninth inning.

The Reds play their final home game of 2019 Sunday night at Pioneer Park, with first pitch coming at 5 PM. Sunday night is Fan Appreciation Night and Reds Rookie Sunday presented by South State Contractors.

ABOUT THE GREENEVILLE REDS

The Greeneville Reds are the Rookie affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and a member of the ten-team Appalachian League. The Reds play at Pioneer Park on the campus of Tusculum University. To learn more about the Greeneville Reds, call 423- 609-7400 or visit www.greenevillereds.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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