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eams on a September afternoon."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Farmers onlyFeaturesPlayoffsHistory/Hall of FameGame RecapsDingers rain on Reds in loss to PadresNew Kyle Schwarber Jersey ,7commentsNothing like a 5-hour contest between 2 last-place teams on a September afternoon.ByMitchell ClarkSep9, 2018,9:16pm EDTShareTweetShareShareDingers rain on Reds in loss to PadresIt was that kind of afternoon.David Kohl-USA TODAY SportsThe Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the GameJose Peraza just continues to put together the best season of his young career. He had put up a career-high 97 OPS+ going into play today and had another solid day at the plate against the San Diego Padres. He went 2 for 5 on the day and delivered a big 2-RBI double to help the Reds come back from an early 5-run deficit. Have a trophy, Jose.Honorable mentions are due to: Joey Votto, for smacking a game-tying 3-run dinger; Tucker Barnhart, for going 2 for 4 with a double and 1 RBI; Phil Ervin, for reaching base 3 times; and David Hernandez, for striking out 3 in 2 shutout innings of relief.Key PlaysThings did not go as planned for Tyler Mahle in his return to the majors. After getting out of a couple of mini-jams in the first two innings, he got bit by the long-ball in the 3rd. Eric Hosmer hit a 1-out single to get things going. Then, after a Franmil Reyes strikeout, Austin Hedges hit a 2-run dinger to left to give San Diego a 2-0 lead.The dinger struck again in the top of the 4th, this time off of Lucas Sims. Hunter Renfroe drew a 1-out walk. That walk haunted, as Luis Urias hit a 2-run blast to give the Padres a 3-0 lead.The Reds were able to get a run back in the bottom of the 4th. Jose Peraza led off with a single and then moved to 2nd on a Joey Votto ground out. Tucker Barnhart then came up with 2 outs and delivered with a RBI single to center to cut the lead to 4-1.Unfortunately, the Padres weren’t done with 2-run innings. Franmil Reyes led off with a single and then moved to second after Corey Spangenberg drew a 2-out walk. That brought up Freddy Galvis Kerry Wood Jersey , who drove a double to left to bring in both runners and give the Padres a 6-1 lead. The Reds had an offensive explosion in the bottom of the 5th that let them come back and tie the game. Blake Trahan led off with a single to center and then moved to second on a single by Billy Hamilton. Scott Schebler would then come up with a base hit of his own to load the bases. That brought up Jose Peraza, who smoked a double to left to bring in Trahan and Hamilton to cut the deficit to 6-3. Then came up Joey Votto, who would dong a dang dinger to left center to tie the game up at 6-6. Things remained scoreless through the next few innings and a lengthy rain delay, but the Padres took the lead in the top of the 9th when Eric Hosmer led off with a solo blast to left off of closer Raisel Iglesias. Padres led, 7-6.The Reds were unable to muster anything in the bottom of the 9th, though Joey Votto was close with a warning track fly out. Padres win, 7-6.Tony GraphaninoSource: FanGraphsOther NotesTyler Mahle didn’t have his best outing in his first time out after being named Homer Bailey’s replacement in the rotation. He lasted only 3 innings and gave up 2 runs, but allowed 5 hits and 3 walks with 5 strikeouts.The Reds came a little closer to getting reliever Amir Garrett back in the bullpen yesterday, as Mark Sheldon noted earlier today. Hopefully he can continue to heal well and we can see him back on the mound soon.The Reds will face off against another West coast foe tomorrow as the Los Angeles Dodgers come to town. Cody Reed will get the start and will be facing off against Alex Wood. First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 PM ET.Tunes. You have to wait till Wednesday to find out who they are ... but we have some guesses"WhiteFanposts FanpostsFanshotsSections AnalysisGame RecapsGamethreadsMinorsOffbeatFull ArchiveExclusives South Side Sox Hall of FameCard of the MonthDeep DiveDigitsFlashbackFranchise FactsKnow Your EnemyMost Essential White SoxRace to the BottomSix Pack of StatsSouth Side SnapSouth Side StumperSSS Literary SupplementSuper Stats PackThe Game I’ll Never ForgetTwitterpatingUnder the RadarView From the Other SideWhite Sox on SB Nation HomeStoriesScheduleRosterStatsWhite Sox on Yahoo! HomeDepth ChartTransactionsMasthead MastheadMeet the Players!Links White Sox Web LinksSouth Side Sox standardsCommunity GuidelinesOdds Shop StubHub 鉁昗hite Sox MinorsEloy JimnezMichael KopechFive White Sox make Baseball America’s Top 100New,35commentsYou have to wait till Wednesday to find out who they are ... but we have some guessesCSTShareTweetShareShareFive White Sox make Baseball America’s Top 100No. 4, with a bullet: Looking for a benefit to Eloy staying the minors to “work on his defense? He should become the No. 2 prospect in all of baseball.Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsIs it possible that the Chicago White Sox place five players in the Baseball America Top 50?BA’s list of Top 100 Prospects in baseball will be released on Wednesday. But in an exclusive given only to South Side Sox, Baseball America tells us it will be placing five White Sox in its 2019 preseason Top 100.Last year, BA had four White Sox in the Top 100:4. Eloy Jinez, OF11. Michael Kopech http://www.chicagocubsteamshop.com/auth ... oss-jersey , P58. Luis Robert, OF82. Dane Dunning, PBaseball America’s 2018 midseason Top Prospects, released in July, were:1. Eloy Jimnez, OF2. Michael Kopech, P3. Nick Madrigal, 2B4. Luis Robert, OF5. Dylan Cease, P6. Dane Dunning, P7. Zack Collins, C8. Luis Basabe, OFSo by midseason, Madrigal slotted in right behind Jimnez and Kopech Addison Russell Jersey , and ahead of Robert, who at the time was still sidelined with his thumb injury. Cease’s extraordinary first half in 2018 saw him leapfrogging Dunning, who wasn’t shabby at all to that point, either.A final clue to the puzzle of who the mystery five will be comes from BA’s current listing of top five prospects:1. Eloy Jimnez, OF2. Michael Kopech, P3. Dylan Cease, P4. Nick Madrigal, 2B5. Luis Robert, OFwhich indicates Cease has taken a farther leap, squeezing past Madrigal for a top-three placement.So, presuming these are the five White Sox who have cracked BA’s Top 100, where will they place?Robert was ranked the lowest a year ago, at No. 58, and in spite of a fabulous Arizona Fall League probably slips a bit due to his near-seasonlong thumb injury in 2018. There’s an outside Sammy Sosa Jersey , outside chance that Robert makes the modest leap into the Top 50, which would likely place five White Sox in that elite group. There’s a chance Madrigal doesn’t place in the Top 50, but I’m skeptical. It seems the South Siders may be placing four guys in the Top 50 in all of baseball! Not bad.With Ronald Acuna (No. 1 in 2018) and Shohei Ohtani (No. 2) graduating to the majors, it seems certain that Jimnez will move up to No. 2 overall, behind Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (No. 3 last year).How will the other White Sox fare? It’s plausible that a healthy Cease could leapfrog the TJS-rehabbing Kopech, possibly even into the BA Top 10. How far does Kopech fall, if at all? And how bullish is Baseball America on Madrigal; will he be considered a Top 25 player this preseason?Find out on Wednesday at Baseball America, which provides free newsletters and an e-edition of its magazine, and offers subscriptions starting at $6.25/mo. for access to all things BA.

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