The Cardinals gave up 3 runs in the eighth and ended up falling to the Reds 7-4.
The Cardinals got on the board first with a Molina solo home run in the bottom of the second. The Reds came back with two runs in the top of the third on a two run single by Duvall. The Reds added another run in the fourth on a RBI groundout by Barnhart to make it 3-1. The Cardinals scored in the bottom of the fourth on a Gyorko RBI to make it 3-2. The Cardinals tied the game at three with a solo home run by Holliday in the fifth. The Reds retook the lead in the seventh with a Votto RBI single. The Cardinals tied the game back at 4 on a Moss RBI single. The Reds then scored three runs in the eighth thanks to a Holt RBI double, Hamilton RBI single, and a Cozart RBI single to make it 7-4.
Neither starting pitcher got the decision. Reds starter Finnegan gave up 3 runs on 6 hits while striking out 5 and walking 6 over 6 innings. Lorenzen got the win in relief. Cardinals starter Leake gave up 3 runs on 6 hits while walking 4 over 6 innings. Bowman took the loss.
The Cardinals finish their series with the Reds today at 6:15. Coverage starts at 5:20 on 98.9 The Game.