Tuesday, July 5
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant, Wilson Contreras and Addison Russell all hit home runs as the Chicago Cubs beat the struggling Cincinnati Reds yesterday, 10-4. Cody Reed struggled through four innings in taking the loss and the Reds lost their 11th game in their last 13.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have dismissed pitching coach Mark Riggins in an effort to shake up their staff. Bullpen coach Mack Jenkins will replace Riggins for now while Triple-A Louisville pitching coach Ted Power will take on Jenkins' bullpen role.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Waldrop's three-run homer helped Louisville beat the Indianapolis Indians yesterday, 11-3. Amir Garrett got the win for the Bats, allowing three runs over six innings.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A bases-loaded single by Alberto Rosario in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Memphis Redbirds a 2-1 win over the Nashville Sounds last night. The Redbirds had tied the game in the bottom of the 9th off an RBI single by Breyvic Valera. Dean Kiekhefer got the win in relief.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have optioned left-handed reliever Daniel Coulombe to Triple-A Nashville while bringing up both Andrew Triggs and Patrick Schuster to bolster their bullpen.