The Indians couldn't get this guy out tonight
The Battle of Ohio continued at GABP on Wednesday when the Reds played host to their instate rivals from Cleveland. And for the second time in as many nights, Dusty Baker's crew came away with a victory -- this time by a tally of 5-3. Former Indian Brandon Phillips and Mat Latos led the effort en route to securing yet another day atop the National League Central Division standings.
Let's take a look at the good, the bad and the notables, shall we?
- Despite getting himself into trouble on several occasions, Latos escaped relatively unscathed to notch his fifth victory (5-2) of the season. He allowed just two runs on seven hits in seven innings of work while striking out seven.
- Phillips put a hurtin' on his former team by going 3-3 with a homer (7), three RBI (34) and a pair of runs scored. His recent string of multi-hit games has helped lift his overall average to .284.
- Joey Votto ripped his league-leading 27th double...