Let’s recap today’s titanic struggle….
W: V. Worley (10-1)
L: M. Leake (11-9)
S: R. Madson (26)
–Brandon Phillips had a couple of hits, including a double. Chris Heisey returned with a bang, hitting a pinch-hit three-run homer.
–Mike Leake was adequate, but not great (six innings, four runs). Jared Burton was simply terrible in his return to the majors, and the two runs he allowed in two-thirds of an inning were the margin in this game.
–At least the Reds snapped their 21-inning scoreless streak.
–…and that was a four-game sweep at the hands of the Phils. Philly just has Cincinnati’s number; over the last six seasons, they’ve won 30 of 42 against the Redlegs.
–Welcome back, Milton: