Lance McAlister

Lance McAlister

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Lodolo dazzles as Reds beat Padres

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Reds 5 Padres 2

Quick Cap:
Nick Lodolo was filthy, firing seven innings of one hit, one run baseball with 11 strikeouts. He matched Hunter Greene's seven innings of one hit baseball from Saturday. Elly De La Cruz gave the Reds a 1st inning lead with a 443 foot blast. The Reds move to 16-13 on the season and clinch their first winning record at the end of April since 2013. They handed the Padres their fifth consecutive defeat.


Elly: HR No. 8….443 feet with a 113.4 mph exit velocity. That’s 8 HR in 20 games since going w/o a homer in his first 9 games. 
Per Sarah Langs: Elly now has 8 HR and 17 SB in April. He’s the 1st player with at least that many HR & SB in a calendar month (since at least 1901). 

Reds pitching retired 23 consecutive batters from the 2nd inning into the 9th.

Jeimer Candelario: 2 H, 2B ended an 0-for-19 funk.

Nick Martini: 2 H 

Will Benson: 2 2B, picked off 2nd  

Santiago Espinal: H, 2 RBI and made a really nice barehand charge and throw at 3B.

Jake Fraley 0 for 4 and 0 for his last 21.

Stephenson and CES out again after Saturday HBP. 

Nick Lodolo: 7 IN, 1 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 11 K. 99 pitches/68 strikes. ERA dips to 1.88.
1st inning HR Jurickson Profar. 2nd inning: BB-BB-K-K-K. Retired the final 18 batters faced.
Pitches: 11 in the 3rd, 12 in the 5th, 8 in the 6th. He got 22 swings and misses on 53 swings.

How they scored:
1st: Elly HR, 1-0 Reds 
2nd: Espinal sac fly, 2-1 Reds 
2nd: Candelario scores on balk, 3-1 Reds 
3rd: Steer RBI 1B, 4-1 Reds
9th: Espinal RBI 1B, 5-1 Reds

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