Posted September 11, 2013 on AP on Fox
The good news for the Reds was that they ended their streak of scoreless innings. The bad news was that it wasn't nearly enough against a Cubs team that hit five home runs. Welington Castillo drove in three runs with two homers, Donnie Murphy added a two-run shot and even pitcher Edwin Jackson got in on the act, smacking a solo shot in helping Chicago roll to a 9-1 victory over suddenly punchless Cincinnati on Tuesday night. Jackson hit his second career home run in the seventh inning on his way to his first win in seven starts since July 31. Manager Dusty Baker emptied his bench after Jackson's long ball. ''I told my guys to go home. It was a hot game tonight. They wanted to stick around. I told them to go home and get ready for tomorrow,'' Baker said. The Reds - who went into the game third in the NL Central, two games behind first-place St. Louis - saw their streak of consecutive scoreless innings reach 15 before Zack Cozart and pinch-hitter Corky Miller hit consecutive doub...
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