CINCINNATI, OH - APRIL 20: Jonathan Schoop #6 of the Baltimore Orioles celebrates with J.J. Hardy #2 after hitting a solo home run in the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on April 20, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Orioles 2 Reds 1 (10 innings) Box score HERE

The Baltimore Orioles took the rubber game of the series 2-1 in 10 inning Thursday night.The Reds dropped to 2-5 on their 10-game home stand and to 9-7 overall. Only 11,910 were on hand at GABP to take it all in.

Ouch.......where'd the O go?

After scoring 9 runs in the first three innings Tuesday night, the Reds managed just one run in the final 24 innings of the series vs Baltimore.

Reds pitching allowed just seven runs in the three game series.

J.J. Hardy singled in to score Mark Trumbo (walk) with the go-ahead run in the 10th vs Blake Wood.

For the second consecutive night the Reds offense produced just two hits: Joey Votto/Zack Cozart.

Votto clubbed his 5th HR. Cozart doubled.

For the second consecutive night the Reds wasted a quality pitching performance.

Scott Felman pitched well, again: 7 IN, 4 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 86 pitches/59 strikes. ERA now 2.38.

But one night after Ubaldo Jimenez out dueled Amir Garrett, it was Wade Miley putting the clamps on the Reds: He allowed one run on two hits with 11 strikeouts and a walk in eight innings.

Offensive woes for Reds

Wednesday: 2 for 29

Thursday: 2 for 31, 14 K, 1 BB

Combined: 4 for 60, 1 run last two games.

Billy Hamilton and Jose Peraza are a combined 3 for their last 45.

.226 Hamilton

.217 Peraza

.224 Votto

.160 Schebler

.246 Duvall 


Raisel Iglesias: 2 IN, 0 R, 5 K

Blake Wood: 1 IN, 1 H, 1 R, 1 BB (L)

We are talking Reds HERE.