Listen Live on  
 

700WLW

Cincinnati's News Radio & Home The Reds
 
 

Lance McAlister

Final: Cards 7 Reds 5

 
Final: Cards 7 Reds 5
Posted April 9th, 2014 @ 12:15am

Final: Cards 7 Reds 5

Tell me you watched this!? Joey Votto dressed as a Canadian Mountie
What if MLB shortened games to 7 innings?

 

(Getty Images)

Notes

*Reds 2-6 on season
*Reds 3-26-2 in last 31 series in St Louis, dating back to 2003
*Reds 23 runs in 8 games....Astros 23 runs, Marlins 43 runs
*Odds Hamilton would have 0 runs and 0 SB after 8 games?
*Votto has had 5 of his 34 plate appearances w/RISP: 0 for 2, BB, SF, HBP.

*Reds jumped on Lance Lynn for 3 runs in the 1st, Bruce tripled in Votto and Phillips, Ludwick added a SF.
*Billy Hamilton added an RBI 1B in second to make it 4-0.
*Bailey gave up 4 runs in 2nd to tie the game 4-4.
*Ludwick's ground out in 6th broke tie to give Reds 5-4 lead.
*Jay Bruce dropped a fly ball in the 6th, allowing two runs to score and Cards took 6-5 lead. Someone how, it was ruled a hit.

*Homer Bailey: 5 IN, 9 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 5 K, 1 HR. 
*Bailey drops to 1-6 vs Cards at Busch and 5-11 overall in his career.
*Bailey handed 3-0 lead last week, didn't hold it, handed 4-0 lead Tuesday and didn't hold it.

From listener Jeff
Homer Bailey stats in April last 3 seasons (2012-2014):
vs St Louis:  4 GS,  0 QS,  20.0 IN,  8.55 ERA.
vs Others:    7 GS,  7 QS,  46.1 IN,  1.75 ERA.

*Bullpen: 3 IN, 3 R:
Ondrusek 1 IN, 2 H, 2 R, Hoover 1 IN, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, Christiani 1 IN
*Sam LeCure on a milk carton....1 appearance, 1 inning in 1st eight games.
*2 hits: Votto, Bruce, Mesoraco.
*Offense: 9 K, 0 BB in 37 plate appearances
*Offense innings 1-5: 8 for 22, 5 R, 3 K
*Offense innings 6-9: 1 for 13, 0 R, 6 K, 2 balls left infield.
*Cozart 0-3, now 1 for 1 for 26 
*8 games in: Reds SP have turned in 5, 4.1, and 4 inning outings.
*Boxscore HERE
 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Stories

More from 700WLW

*