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: Six in a row!

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Reds 3 Cubs 2

Six straight wins in a row and 11 of 14. Now 31-33. Tied for 2nd NL Central. Tied for Wild Card.

They have outscored opponents 45-19 during the winning streak. Their season run differential climbs to +16.

Nick Lodolo tossed six innings of one run baseball. The Reds offense produced just five hits, but did enough, with three more two out runs. Alexis Diaz tightrope walked the 9th, allowing a run, but striking out Patrick Wisdom with the tying run on 2nd to end the game.

More: 3 runs w/ 2 outs. That's 29 of their last 36 runs w/ 2 outs Unreal. They are No. 2 in MLB with 135 two out runs.

Things going their way:
Elly BB and stole 2nd (33) on a pickoff attempt..
Spencer Steer reached on 3rd strike passed ball and scored.

Tyler Stephenson broke up Justin Steele no-hitter w/ 2-run 2B w/ 2 outs in 4th. That's an 8 game hit streak.

Blake Dunn ripped a double at 100 mph off the bat for a hustle double, his 1st ML hit. He scored in his 4th straight game.

Lodolo: 6 IN, 4 H, 1 R, HR, 2 BB, 7 K, 99 pitches/61 strikes. Worked around 1B, HBP, BB in 5th when he got Cody Bellinger to pop up. Dansby Swanson HR in 6th.

Bullpen: 3 IN, 1 R Martinez, Wilson, Diaz (run)

How they scored:
4th: Stephenson 2-out, 2-run 2B, 2-0 Reds
5th: Fairchild 2-out RBI 1B, 3-0 Reds

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