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


Green dazzles, but Reds drop 5th straight

Dodgers 5 Reds 2

Make it five consecutive losses for the Reds following Saturday night's 5-2 defeat in LA. The Reds are now 2-7 for the season, the worst record in MLB.

The Reds offense managed just four hits, with 12 K and 2 BB. They are hitting .185 as a team. They have score 2-1-3-3 over the last four games and been outscored 34-14 during the losing streak.

Hunter Greene pitched well. He took a shutout to the bottom of the 6th before allowing a two-run homer to Trea Turner.

Greene: 5.1 IN, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, HR, 80 pitches/50 strikes. He has just 2 walks in two starts covering 10.1 innings.

Record breaking: Greene's 39 pitches at 100mph + set a ML record for a game since MLB started tracking pitch velocity officially in 2008. The record had been 33 by Jacob DeGrom. The average speed of his 57 fastballs was 100.2 mph.

Greene: 57 fastballs/13 swings and misses, 18 sliders, 5 changeups.

Trailing 5-2, the scored twice in the 9th on a Tyler Naquin RBI groundout and a Tommy Pham RBI single.

Tyler Stephenson had two of the Reds four hits. Aquino, Moustakas and Drury each struck out twice. 

Finally: Pham broke his 0 for 22 skid to start the season.

Joey Votto: 0 for 4 with 3 K. He's hitting .129.

Bullpen: 2.2 IN, 3 H, 2 BB, 2 R from Farmer-Duarte-Moreta

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