Reds win fourth straight, beat Cards 5-2 in Mexico


Reds 5 Cards 2

No-hit for 5.1 innings by St. Louis starter Adam Wainright, the Reds hung around with pitching from Tanner Roark, then struck with the bats to beat the Cards 5-2 Saturday night in Monterrey, Mexico.

A boisterous crowd of 16,886 fans gathered at Estadio de Beisbol de Monterrey to watch game one of the two game series.

It was the Reds fourth consecutive win, following eight straight losses and moves them to 5-8 on the season.

Jesse Winker launched an opposite field homer to tied the game 1-1 in the 6th inning. It was his third homer in four games.

Derek Dietrich followed with a go-ahead solo shot one inning later and added a two-run triple in a three run 8th inning to make it 5-1.

Roark tossed 5.1 innings of 1 run baseball. Four relievers followed with 3.2 innings of one run ball.

Jared Hughes picked up the win. Raisel Igelsias recorded his second consecutive save.

The team ERA dropped to 2.76.

Votto and Yasiel Puig made nice plays in the field

Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister

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