The Reds entered play on Friday having not scored in 23 consecutive innings. David Bell put out a lineup that featured Matt Davidson, Curt Casali and Christian Colon in the heart of the order. The Reds of course scored 6 runs in the 2nd inning, started off by a Kyle Farmer RBI-double and capped with a Matt Davidson 3-run bomb. Trevor Bauer continued his dominance, and he is a legit early season NL Cy Young candidate. The three game losing streak is over.
The Cincinnati Reds (40-44) will go for a series win against the first place Milwaukee Brewers (46-41) this afternoon at 2:10 PM. The Reds have crept with 4.5 games of first place in the NL Central, and they are just 3.5 back from the second wild-card spot. The Reds are now 11-6 in their last 17 games against the Cubs and Brewers.
The Cincinnati Reds (39-44) will try to build on a thrilling extra inning win yesterday against the Milwaukee Brewers (46-40) tonight at 7:10 PM. The Reds enter play on Wednesday 5.5 back in the NL Central and 4.5 back from the second wild-card spot.
The Milwaukee Brewers and the Cincinnati Reds will play at Great American Ballpark for game two of their NL Central series.
The Cincinnati Reds (37-43) will continue their 9-game homestand leading up to the all-star break with the first of four games against the Milwaukee Brewers (44-39) tonight at 7:10 PM. The Brewers are currently tied with the Cubs for both the NL Central lead and the first wild-card spot. The Reds are 5.5 games behind them.
The Reds scored three runs in the first inning, and it was more that enough for Sonny Gray and the Reds bullpen. Gray pitched six shutout innings, striking out a season high nine batters. The Reds bullpen did their job like they have done all season and held on to a 3-0 victory.
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