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


Greene dominates as Reds beat Rangers

Reds 8 Rangers 4 

Quick Cap:

Hunter Greene dominated over seven shutout innings. Jonathan India collected four hits and drove in four runs. The Reds led 8-0 in the 9th with the Rangers shutout on one hit, before they erupted for four 9th inning runs off Brent Suter. It forced Alexis Diaz in to extinguish the fire with the tying run on deck. 

India and Will Benson had blown open a 3-0 game in the 7th when each cracked two-run homers. The Reds are now 14-12.

Hunter Greene: 7 IN, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 98 pitches/63 strikes. 
That’s back-to-back starts of 7 innings. Retired 1st 9 batters. Only hit was a leadoff 2B in the 5th. Pitches: 76 through 5, 85 in 6, 98 in 7.  


O: 10 H, 2 BB, 4 K….0-1 SB. 

Jonathan India: 4 H, HR, 4 RBI. Matched his season RBI total to begin the day. Had been 3 for 36 (.083) with one RBI in 10 road games. 2nd career four hit game. 

Elly: Saved a run with a heck of a backhand field/throw out of speedster Travis Jankowski at 1B. 3 K. 

Benson: 2 H, HR, 2 RBI, CS 
CES, H, HBP, 2 R 
Nick Martini: H, R, 2 sacrifice flies. 
Spencer Steer: 0-4, BB…1 for last 27.  
Jake Fraley 0-3, BB, R. Back after missing 6 games. 

Tyler Stephenson was HBP on the wrist. He left the game after the inning. It didn’t look good.


Brent Suter: 1.1 IN, 4 R. In the 9th, David Wendzel clubbed a two-run homer and Corey Seager followed with a solo rocket. It ended his scoreless streak ended at 14.1 innings. It had been the longest active streak among relievers.

Alex Diaz: Had to quickly warm and entered w/ 1 out in 9th. 

Reds pitchers issued 1 BB…0 Friday….1 Thursday.

How they scored:
2nd: India RBI 1B, 1-0 Refs
2nd: Martini sac fly, 2-0 Reds
4th: India RBI 1B, 3-0 Reds 
7th: India 2-R HR (1), 5-0 Reds 
7th: Will Benson 2-run HR, 7-0 Reds 
8th: Martini sac fly, 8-0 Reds

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