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.
The Cincinnati Reds pitching staff has taken a huge leap forward this season, and one major change is the way they're using the four-seam fastball.
Recap of the game between the Oakland Athletics and the Cincinnati Reds. Reds win 3-0 behind two home runs and strong pitching from Tanner Roark.
The Reds offense got off to a great start on Wednesday night when they collected three straight hits off Mike Soroka to start the game. The Reds were only able to scratch across one run in that inning and two more hits the rest of the night. Tanner Roark battled through five innings, but a Yasiel Puig error gave the Braves the lead in the fifth inning. They would go on to win 3-1.
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