Final R H E
Miami Marlins (56-59) 2 7 0
Cincinnati Reds (59-57)
1 7 0
W: N. Eovaldi (6-6)   L: M. Leake (9-10)    S: S. Cishek (28)
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The Good

Mike Leake was good tonight. Just not good enough. He pitched 7 innings, giving up five hits, four walks and two runs. He left a pitch up in the zone to Giancarlo Stanton and you just don’t do that. It was Stanton’s 28th HR and it would be the difference in the game.

Todd Frazier had 3 hits in 4 at bats. He doubled in the 9th and Devin Mesoraco doubled behind him to score the Reds only run.

The Bad

Brayan Pena left the game with tightness in his hamstring. Every injury at this point is crippling.

Not so random thoughts …

Very frustrating loss.

But Johnny Bench was at the ballpark tonight. That was very good. So was Jack Billingham. And Tom Browning. And Leo Cardenas. And Clay Carroll. And Eric Davis. And George Foster. And Cesar Geronimo. And Wayne Granger. And Ken Griffey. And Tommy Helms. And Jim Maloney. And Lee May. And Joe Morgan. And Gary Nolan. And Jim O’Toole. And Tony Perez (Doggie). And Chris Sabo. And Mario Soto. And Ron Oester. And Dave Parker. And Ken Griffey, Jr.

And Bernie Stowe, who was so beloved that all of the above came out to pay their respects.

My memories are full tonight. I hope yours are too.

And that’s enough.