De La Cruz went 2-for-3 with two walks and a stolen base for the Reds, who gained for the fifth time of their final seven video games
Cincinnati beginning pitcher Hunter Greene allowed three runs on six hits in 5 1/3 innings. He struck out 9 batters and walked two.
Ian Gibaut (6-1) recorded 5 outs to earn the victory and Alexis Diaz pitched the ninth inning to earn his fifteenth save.
Cardinals beginning pitcher Adam Wainwright allowed three runs on eight hits in 5 2/3 innings, Jordan Hicks (1-4) took the loss after giving up a run in a single inning of labor
The Reds struck first with Jonathan India’s two-out homer within the first inning, his seventh
The Cardinals surged forward 2-1 within the second inning. Willson Contreras walked and moved to 3rd on Dylan Carlson’s double. Jordan Walker lined an RBI single and Tommy Edman hit a run-scoring chopper
Cincinnati tied the sport 2-2 within the third inning on singles by Curt Casali, Matt McClain and De La Cruz. However the Cardinals moved forward 3-2 of their half of the inning when Paul Goldschmidt singled and scored on a triple from Nolan Arenado
The Reds tied the sport 3-3 within the sixth inning. De La Cruz walked, stole second base, moved to 3rd on a flyout and scored on Tyler Stephenson’s single
Greene hit Carlson with a pitch with one out within the backside of the inning, then walked Walker. Gibaut entered and retired the subsequent two batters to maintain the sport tied.
De La Cruz drew a leadoff stroll from Hicks within the eighth inning, took second on a groundout and third on a handed ball. With the infield pulled in, the speedy De La Cruz scored the successful run on Spencer Steer’s fielder’s-choice grounder to shortstop Paul DeJong.
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