Two unearned runs on errors by Tucker Barnhart and Jose Peraza gave the Phillies their margin of victory. The Reds bats were largely silent, wasting a good start by Tyler Mahle. A former Reds player hit a two-run opposite field homer against his former team.
This weeks Reds question posed to the writers is about how Cincinnati should find playing time for both Derek Dietrich and Scooter Gennett.
Each Monday morning, we ask a few of our authors to answer an important question concerning the Reds. Let us know your answer in the comments. Question: Are the Reds better than their record?
The Reds gave up leads of 8-0 and 10-3 to lose to the San Francisco Giants 12-11 in 11 innings. Nick Senzel was 1-5 with 2 walks in his debut.