National League Game Summary - Cincinnati at Arizona|
(Tuesday, August 28th)
Final Score: Cincinnati x, Arizona x
Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) -
Cueto came in with an NL-leading 2.47 ERA while the rookie Miley's 2.80 mark
ranked fifth in the Senior Circuit.
Cueto blinked early, as Gerardo Parra led off the Arizona first with a double,
moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on Jason Kubel's sacrifice fly.
The Reds answered in their second at-bat by putting their first three hitters
on with a walk sandwiched between a pair of singles by Todd Frazier and Chris
Heisey. Frazier scored on a wild pitch, and Ryan Hanigan knocked in a pair
Reds are 10-2-2 in series since the All-Star break ...
Reds first baseman Joey Votto, who underwent knee surgery on July 17, began
his rehab assignment at Single-A Dayton on Tuesday and went 0-for-1 with a
Johnny Cueto (16-6, 2.47)
Wade Miley (14-8, 2.80)
Cueto aims to become baseball's first 17-game winner on Tuesday evening when
the Reds continue a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks and
talented rookie Wade Miley.
He is one of five 16-game winners in the majors and only the Los Angeles
Angels of Anaheim's Jered Weaver goes after win No. 17 tonight as well.
The 26-year-old Cueto has a good chance of at least staying tied for the major
league-lead in wins given that he is 4-0 with a 1.45 ERA in five lifetime
encounters with the Diamondbacks.
Aroldis Chapman closed out the win and set a franchise record by converting
his 24th consecutive save opportunity. His feat kept the Reds six games ahead
of the St. Louis Cardinals for first place in the NL central.
for Arizona, which lost its fourth straight and fell to 2-6 on its 10-game
NL Rookie of the Year candidate Miley tries to win three straight starts
tonight for the first time since May.
08/28 23:27:32 ET