The Cincinnati Reds looked dead in the water and then rallied for seven runs in the top of the ninth inning to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 at Progressive Field. Joey Votto highlighted the frame with a go-ahead three-run double:
The Reds have won the first two in the three-game series. The finale is this evening with airtime at 5:40 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
In other Interleague action: Dexter Fowler’s grand slam capped a seven-run sixth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals crushed the Chicago White Sox 14-2. Kolten Wong went 4-for-5 with a two-run shot for St. Louis:
Miles Mikolas pitched six innings of two-run ball for his 10th win. The series wraps up tonight.
The Atlanta Braves gave up five runs in the eighth inning and lost 6-2 to the Toronto Blue Jays at SunTrust Park. The series concludes tonight.
In the National League: Jose Quintana and three relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Chicago Cubs shut out the San Francisco Giants 2-0:
The rubber game of the series is this afternoon at AT&T Park.