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


Met play long ball vs Greene, beat Reds 7-4

Mets 7 Reds 4

The Mets clubbed two homers off Hunter Greene and tagged him for six runs in 5.1 innings and went on to beat the Reds 7-4 Monday night at GABP.

Cheers of 'Let's go Mets!" rang out around the GABP crowd of 19,533 throughout the game.

The Reds have lost 5 of 6 and 13 of 17. The drop to 27-52, including 13-26 at home. They are on pace to finish 55-107 overall.

Hunter Greene: 5.1 IN, 7 H, 6 R, 1 BB, 5 K, 2 HR, 2 HBP, 99 pitches, 63 strikes. He exited with one out and two on in the 6th. Both runners scored when Reiver Sanmartin allowed a two-run double to Dominic Smith. Three-run HR Brandon Nimmo (85 mph slider), solo HR Francisco Lindor (99 mph fastball). Greene has allowed a ML high 22 HR. He threw 62 fastballs, 32 sliders and 5 changeups.

Long ball offense: All four Reds runs came on homers. Brandon Drury hit a three-run rocket for his 17th HR, a new career high. Nick Senzel lined his 2nd.

On fire: Senzel is 14 for 32 (.438) over his last 10 games.

Tough night: Jonathan India was 0 for 3 with 3 K and an error. He's batting .211. He was caught stealing for the third time in four tries. He was 12 for 15 on SB last year. Joey Votto 0 for 4, 2 K, .210.

Swing and miss: The top six hitters in the Reds order had 10 K in 21 ABs.

Photo: Getty Images

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