Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister covers everything in Cincinnati sports! Host of sports talk on Cincinnati News Radio 700WLW and ESPN 1530!Full Bio


Reds lose, again

Diamondbacks 6 Reds 5

From bad to worse.

Kevin Newman lined a bases loaded two-run single off Alexis Diaz with one out in the bottom of the 9th to win it. The Reds had rallied from a 4-3 deficit with two runs in the 8th to take a 5-4 lead.

The Reds have lost 11 of 12 and 14 of 17. They have gone from four games over .500 (14-10) to seven games under .500 (17-24).

Offense: 10 H, 5 BB.......2 hits: India, Candelario, Ford (3B). Seven Reds called a hit, five drew a walk. Back-to-back 10 games. Benson 0 for 3, 3 K, BB.

Kevin Newman: 4 H, 2 RBI......Eugenio Suarez H, RBI, BB.

Graham Ashcraft: 4 IN, 7 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 3 K, 2 HR, 94 pitches/55 strikes
1st 3 batters/20 pitches. 11-pitch Pederson 1B….0 run 1st. 61 pitches w/ 0 outs 3rd. 78 thru 3. 

How they scored: 
3rd: Steer go-ahead 2-out, 2-run, 2B, 2-1 Reds
5th: Ford RBI 1B, 3-3
8th: Candelario RBI 1B, 4-3 Reds
8th: Ford RBI 3B, 5-4 Reds

4.0, 1 R......Pagan, Suter, Cruz (1), Wilson, Sims.

Diaz: 0.1, H, 2 R, 2 BB, HBP. Hit the leadoff batter, lineout, walk, walk, game winning 2-run single.
6.75 ERA in 16 appearances. 14.2 IN, 12 BB, 3 HBP.

Reds pitchers walked 8 Diamondbacks. Elly De La Cruz was out trying to stretch a single into a double in the 7th.

Transactions: TJ Friedl placed on IL with a fractured led thumb (out 4-5 weeks). Jacob Hurtubise called up from Louisville. He pinch-ran in the 8th.

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