38-37
6 - 1
31-43

Game Story

Devin Mesoraco was hit by a pitch twice, in addition to the usual nicks that go along with being a catcher. Mesoraco homered for the fourth straight game, connecting for a two-out grand slam in Cincinnati's five-run ninth, and the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Monday for their third straight...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 8 0
ChC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Cincinnati
Todd Frazier tripled to center, Billy Hamilton scored
CIN 1 - CHC 0
Bottom 6th: Chi Cubs
Anthony Rizzo homered to deep left
CIN 1 - CHC 1
Top 9th: Cincinnati
Billy Hamilton singled to shortstop, Chris Heisey scored
CIN 2 - CHC 1
Devin Mesoraco homered to deep left center, Billy Hamilton, Todd Frazier and Joey Votto scored
CIN 6 - CHC 1

Pitching Details

Batting

Cincinnati

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Billy HamiltonCF 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .276
Todd Frazier3B 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 .284
Joey Votto1B 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 .269
Devin MesoracoC 1 1 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 .315
Jay BruceRF 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 5 .224
Ryan LudwickLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 .276
Skip Schumaker2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .220
Zack CozartSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Alfredo SimónP 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .097
Jonathan BroxtonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Chris HeiseyPH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .216
Logan OndrusekP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 6 8 6 1 5 11 2 15
Batting
2B - B Hamilton (13, J Samardzija); J Bruce (12, J Samardzija)
3B - T Frazier (1, J Samardzija)
HR - D Mesoraco (13, 9th inning off H Rondon 3 on, 2 Out)
RBI - B Hamilton (24), T Frazier (45), D Mesoraco 4 (38)
2-out RBI - B Hamilton, D Mesoraco 4
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Ludwick 4
Team LOB - 8
Running
SB - T Frazier (8, 2nd base off H Rondon/W Castillo), C Heisey (6, 2nd base off H Rondon/W Castillo)
CS - B Hamilton (9, 2nd base by B Schlitter/W Castillo)

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Chris CoghlanLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .205
Justin RuggianoCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .220
Anthony Rizzo1B 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .281
Starlin CastroSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .286
Luis Valbuena3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .266
Welington CastilloC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
Ryan SweeneyRF 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .200
Darwin Barney2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203
Jeff SamardzijaP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182
Brian SchlitterP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Nate SchierholtzPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203
Pedro StropP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
James RussellP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 1 5 1 1 1 7 0 12
Batting
2B - S Castro (23, A Simon); D Barney (7, A Simon)
HR - A Rizzo (16, 6th inning off A Simon 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - A Rizzo (43)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Ruggiano 1, R Sweeney 2
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - A Rizzo (5, field)
Outfield assists - R Sweeney

Pitching

Cincinnati

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Alfredo Simón 7.0 5 1 1 1 5 1 1.09 2.92
Jonathan Broxton(W, 3-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.82 0.74
Logan Ondrusek 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.57 3.86

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff Samardzija 6.0 4 1 1 2 7 0 1.19 2.53
Brian Schlitter 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.95 2.86
Pedro Strop 1.0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1.23 3.33
Héctor Rondón(L, 1-2) 0.2 4 5 5 1 0 1 1.31 3.81
James Russell 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.10 2.25
Pitching
HBP - D Mesoraco 2 (by J Samardzija 2)
Pitches-strikes - A Simon 111-78; J Broxton 14-10; L Ondrusek 10-7; J Samardzija 107-66; B Schlitter 13-7; P Strop 24-13; H Rondon 32-20; J Russell 8-5
Ground balls-fly balls - A Simon 7-8; J Broxton 1-1; L Ondrusek 1-1; J Samardzija 9-3; B Schlitter 0-1; P Strop 1-0; H Rondon 2-3; J Russell 0-0
Batters faced - A Simon 27; J Broxton 3; L Ondrusek 3; J Samardzija 25; B Schlitter 3; P Strop 5; H Rondon 7; J Russell 1
Game Details
Game Time: 3:21.
Umpires: HP--Dale Scott. 1B--Dan Iassogna. 2B--CB Bucknor. 3B--Tripp Gibson.
Weather: 75 degrees, Mildly Cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, In From Right.
Attendance: 27,747.