The Cincinnati Reds have scored 14 runs in their three-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers. All of those runs were the result of the home run. The Reds went yard three times on Wednesday night to pull out a 6-1 win over the Brewers, taking the series three-games-to-two.
The Reds pulled a game in front of the Brewers as the loss dropped Milwaukee back a game under .500 at 27-28 with five games left to play. The Brewers open a 5-game series against the Cardinals in St. Louis tonight.
Reds ace Trevor Bauer, pitching on short rest, tossed eight innings of 1-run, 4-hit ball. He walked just one and struck out 12 Brewers while improving to 5-4 on the season.
Adrian Houser (1-6) took the loss, allowing 4 runs (3 earned) on five hits with a walk and five strikeouts. Two of the five hits allowed were home runs. [Read more…]