The struggles for Mike Minor with the Cincinnati Reds continued on Saturday night in San Francisco. Minor allowed three home runs in the pitcher friendly Oracle Park - in route to a 9-2 loss to the Giants.
The Cincinnati Reds entered play on Friday having lost seven straight games, but Graham Ashcraft held the Giants in check through a career high eight innings to stop the Reds skid.
The Cincinnati Reds (19-21) will try to end their two-game losing skid tonight at 6:40 PM against the San Fransisco Giants (26-16). Tonight will be an uphill battle for the Reds. The Giants now have the best record in baseball, and their starting pitcher tonight has a 1.84 ERA. The Reds will have to win both of the final two games against the Giants to keep their current streak of six consecutive non-series losses alive.
The Cincinnati Reds (19-20) will host the San Fransisco Giants (25-16) for game two of a four game series at GABP tonight at 6:40 PM.
The Cincinnati Reds (18-22) will go for a road series sweep of the San Francisco Giants (16-23) today at 4:05 PM. The Reds are now 32-21 against the Giants since 2013. The Reds haven't had a road sweep since May 2018.
Votto and Puig both got the Reds off to a big start in the first inning. Anthony DeSclafani could not hold the early lead and struggled through four innings. Eugenio Suarez hit a game tying home run in the fifth inning, and Derek Dietrich had a bloop RBI single in the seventh inning to give the Reds the lead for good.
The Cincinnati Reds (17-22) are coming off consecutive shutout wins in the Bay Area. The Reds will look to keep it going tonight at 9:05 PM against the San Francisco Giants (16-22).
The Cincinnati Reds (16-22) will continue their Bay Area road trip against the San Francisco Giants (16-21) tonight at 10:15 PM. The Reds and Giants just split a wild four-game series last weekend, and will play their final games of 2019 against each other this weekend.