The Short Version: Cody Reed and the bullpen pitch well, but the Reds drop another close extra-innings affair.
|Final — 11 innings||R||H||E|
|Milwaukee Brewers (75-60)||2||6||0|
|Cincinnati Reds (57-77)||1||6||0|
|W: Soria (1-0) L: Brice (2-3) S: Hader (11)|
|FanGraphs Win Probability | Box Score|
–Joey Votto is back. That’s good.
–Cody Reed looked pretty good in his start today. He only lasted 4.2 innings, and he walked three (including two in his last inning), but his final line wasn’t bad, with one run allowed on four hits. It was a step forward, anyway.
–Mason Williams was the only Red with two hits. Scott Schebler, Dilson Herrera, and Billy Hamilton each doubled.
–The bullpen was outstanding for the most part (see below). Michael Lorenzen, Sal Romano, Jared Hughes, David Hernandez, and Jackson Stephens pitched six innings of one-hit, shutout baseball. Unfortunately…
–Austin Brice returned from Triple-A before the game and gave up the lead on his first pitch in the top of the 11th. Shortly thereafter, he was forced to leave the game. From the ESPN recap:
–Michael Lorenzen didn’t hit a single home run today. #Lame.
–Eugenio Suarez was scratched from the lineup with back spasms. That’s not a good thing.
–The Cincinnati Reds have lost 7 of their last 8 games, and 8 of 10. This #PositiveMomentum isn’t working so well.
–Milwaukee has homered in 22 consecutive games at GABP. The Reds should really try to stop that streak sometime.
–The Reds will go on the road to face the St. Louis Cardinals next. Homer Bailey (1-12) will get the start tomorrow night. Yahoo.