The Cardinals offense could only manage 5 hits in the 7-0 loss to the Reds.
The Reds got on the board in the second inning with a Cabrera two run single. The Reds added another run in the fourth on a Suárez sacrifice fly to take a 3-0 lead. The Reds then added 4 runs in the sixth on a Phillips RBI double, Suárez RBI double, Cabrera RBI single, and a Holt fielder’s choice.
Finnegan got the win improving to 7-8 on the year. Finnegan gave up 2 hits while striking out 4 over 6 innings. Leake took the loss falling to 8-9 on the season. Leake gave up 7 runs on 8 hits while striking out 2 and walking 1 over 5 innings.
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