Josh Fogg reacts after allowing a home run in the third inning. (M. Spencer Green/AP)
By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com
The Reds went deep twice in the series finale against the Cubs on long balls by Joey Votto and Jay Bruce. Unfortunately, both were solo shots, as the Reds were held to fewer than three runs for the third consecutive game.
a-Reached on error for Fogg in the 5th. b-Flied out for Masset in the 7th. c-Struck out for Lincoln in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Patterson, C (13, Zambrano). HR: Bruce (13, 6th inning off Zambrano, 0 on, 1 out), Votto (15, 8th inning off Marmol, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Dickerson; Votto 6; Bako; Patterson, C 2; Bruce 4. RBI: Bruce (35), Votto (55). 2-out RBI: Votto. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips; Bako; Rosales; Dickerson; Keppinger. GIDP: Keppinger. Team RISP: 0-for-8. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: Votto (5, 2nd base off Zambrano/Blanco, H). CS: Phillips (8, 2nd base by Zambrano/Blanco, H), Patterson, C (7, 2nd base by Zambrano/Blanco, H).