Reds 5 Red Sox 1
The Reds snapped an eight game losing streak to the Red Sox at GABP. They move to 59-90 with 13 games remaining.
Beast of the East: The Reds finish 10-6 vs Yankees, Red Sox, Rays, Orioles and Blue Jays......3-1-2 in six series
Not bad, at all: Chase Anderson 5 iN, 3 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 89 pitches/55 strikes.....last two starts combined 10 IN, 4 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 7 K.
Twice is nice: Jonathan India entered the game 4 for his last 40. He delivered two hits, each plating a run. He added a stolen base.
Snapped: Kyle Farmer's two-run single, a jam shot at 52.7 mph off the bat, snapping his 0 for 18 streak.
Plunked, again: Anderson hit Tommy Pham with a 1st inning pitch. The Reds become the first pitching staff in MLB history to hit 100 batters in a season.
Long ball: Donovan Solano, who had three hits last night, jacked his 4th HR of the year to extend the Reds lead to 5-1 in the 8th. It left the bat at 104 mph and traveled 404 feet.
Wild thing: Boston starter Connor Seabold threw four wild pitches.
Taking advantage: Stuart Fairchild had his third consecutive two hit night. Since August 24: He's 15 for 33 with 3 2B, 4 RBI in 17 games.
Struggle bus: Aristides Aquino is now 0-19.
Bullpen: Cruz 1.0, 0 R.....Sanmartin 1.0, 0 R....Law 1.1 IN, 0 R.......Diaz 0.2, DP for the save (8).
Man of the people: Joey Votto walked around the stands in a Barry Larkin jersey throughout the game and took selfies with fans.
Hat Trick: Pham struck out three times.