The Reds took the first game in the series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Bronson Arroyo gave up only one run before his team came to support him to the tune of 5 runs. They tacked on one more in the ninth to make the final score 6-1.
The Reds continue the series with the Brewers at 8:10 p.m. ET. Homer Bailey (1-2, 3.77 ERA) takes the mound for the Reds against Yovani Gallardo (1-3, 5.79 ERA).
What a Relief
The Reds bullpen leads the National League. It hasn’t given up a run in 8 games (23 1/3 innings).
What to Say to Sound Smart at the Water Cooler
The Reds’ pitchers’ 17 strikeouts in Sunday’s game tied the franchise record for strikeouts in a 9-inning game. The last time that many Ks were recorded in 9-innings was May 23, 2008 when Edison Volquez and crew did it against the Padres.