Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett has been named National League Player of the Week. In his last seven games, Gennett is hitting .591 with four home runs and 10 runs batted in. He is also fourth in the NL in batting average at .329.
Meanwhile, the Reds bullpen has been recognized by Major League Baseball as the Bullpen of the Week. Reds relievers struck out 32 batters, had a 0.95 earned run average and recorded four saves. The Reds put their six game winning streak on the line tonight at San Francisco with air time at 8:45 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.