CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 26: Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches in the third inning of the game against the Washington Nationals at Great American Ball Park on July 26, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Final: Reds 1 Nationals 0 Boxscore
One may a lonely number, but one run was enough for Johnny Cueto and the Reds on Saturday at GABP. Bryan Pena'a 5th inning run scoring single was backed up by Cueto over 7 dominant innings in a 1-0 win over first place Washington. The win snapped a season high seven game losing skid.
B5: Bryan Pena RBI 1B, 1-0 Reds
*7 game losing streak snapped
*Record 52-51. Brewers won, so Reds remain 6 games back.
*16th 1-0 game in GABP history....(9-7).
*Jay Bruce 6th OF assist, most on team.
*Ramon Santiago broke up no-hit bid in 4th inning.
*Back to back games scoring 1 run and recording 1st hit in 4th inning.
*Last 8 games: 14 R, 70 K, 12 BB, 43 for 247(.174), 4 for 48 w/RISP.
*Heisey career high 8th SB + CS.
*78th homeless game at GABP
*Back to back homeless game at GABP...just 4th time. Never been four in a row.
*17-21 in one run games
*Zack Cozart 0 for last 20.
Johnny Cueto: 7 IN, 0 R, 4 H, 3 BB, 9 K (11-6).
19 QS, 6th time going 6+IN, allowing 0 runs.
Collected a base hit, snapped 0-24 slump by Reds pitchers.
*Jonathan Broxton, 8th: .2, BB, ERA 1.01.
*Aroldis Chapman, 8th: Recorded a K for 43rd consecutive appearance.
*Chapman came in with 2 on, 2 out, to face LHB La Roche in 8th.
*Chapman's first four out save since September, 2013.