CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 23: Todd Frazier #21 of the Cincinnati Reds is congratulated by Billy Hamilton #6 after hitting a three-run home run in the third inning of the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park on May 23, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Final: Reds 5 Cards 3 Boxscore
*That felt like a playoff game. Video highlights HERE
*37,271 at GABP
*Love a crisply played game at 2 hours and 35 minutes
*Reds win back-to-back games for first time since May 3-4 (14 games)
*Reds have won 3 of 4 and are 19-16 since starting 3-8....now 22-24.
*Reds beat a red hot team and pitcher (Shelby Miller)
*7 different Reds had at least one hit
*Jay Bruce topped a double in his return to the lineup
*Billy BB, FC, 2 SB (18). He also tagged from 1st on flyball to CF....he's amazing.
*Liked how Reds answered Cards runs in 4th and 6th with runs of own in bottom of innings.
*HR Frazier and Mesoraco
*Frazier doesn't hit cheap HR's! Wonder what average distance of his are?
*Gotta love Brayan Pena: 2 hits and RBI SF...and a spectacular diving, backhand flip laying face down on the 1B line.
*Homer bobbed and weaved through trouble: 6 IN, 3 R, 8 H, 2 BB, 4K.......all 8 hits were singles. Got out of jams in 4th-5th-6th...huge pickoff of Perarlta at 2nd in 6th.
*How about the bullpen: Parra, Broxton and Chapman one inning each: 3 IN, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K,
B3rd: Frazier HR, 428 ft, 3-0 Reds
T4th: Craig 2 RBI 1B, 3-2 Reds
B4th: Mesoraco HR, 4-2 Reds
T6th: Peralta FC, RBI, 4-3 Reds
B6th: Mesoraco HR, 5-3 Reds
Pena flashes some D!
What can i said, everything is possible because you RED FANS , you really drive us to continue to play hard and improve our game !!!!GO REDS— Brayan Pena (@cuban2727) May 24, 2014