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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

MLB roundup: Reds’ Dietrich hits three homers

Derek Dietrich had a career-high three home runs and drove in six to lead the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-6 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dietrich blasted two-run homers in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings.

The run support was more than enough for Cincinnati starter Lucas Sims in his season debut. Sims, who was recalled from Triple-A Louisville earlier in the day, was working on a shutout before giving up a grand slam to Kevin Newman in the eighth.

Sims went 7 1/3 innings, the longest outing of the season by a Cincinnati starter, allowing four runs and six hits, striking out nine and walking one.

Tucker Barnhart drove in three runs, Jose Iglesias had two hits and scored twice, and Jose Peraza homered for the Reds. Elias Diaz had two hits for the Pirates, including a two-run double in the ninth inning, and Starling Marte also had two hits.

 

 

QLE Posted: May 29, 2019 at 05:35 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: derek dietrich, lucas sims, reds

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   1. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: May 29, 2019 at 08:53 AM (#5846399)
6.94 ab/hr. Only Bonds in 2001 was better for a season than what Dietrich is at now.

Also, the 2017 Marlins had Dietrich, Yelich, Stanton, and Ozuna on the team. Even with Stanton missing most of the season, that group has 53 hr in 2019. The 2019 Marlins have 39.
   2. Barry`s_Lazy_Boy Posted: May 29, 2019 at 09:41 AM (#5846412)
17 HR and 2 DB.
   3. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: May 29, 2019 at 10:58 AM (#5846435)
He's still no Scooter Gennett.

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