Found May 25, 2012 on Red Hot Mama:
Last Game The Reds beat the Braves 3-6. This time the hero was Devin Mesoraco, who his hit first career grand slam in the sixth inning. Next Game Tonight the Reds get to see someone new as the Colorado Rockies come to down. Johnny Cueto (5-1, 1.97 ERA) takes the mound against Christian Friedrich (1-1, 5.00 ERA). Four-Game Sweep and Six-Game Streak Just before the Reds started this winning streak, they were 19-19 and 2.5 games out of … [visit site to read more]
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