Brandon Phillips and Homer Bailey were all the Cincinnati Reds needed to recover from a tough weekend.
Phillips hit a grand slam and matched his career high with six RBIs and Bailey pitched eight strong innings, and the Reds extended their dominance over the Chicago Cubs with a 6-2 win Monday night in foggy conditions at Wrigley Field.
Across town, the Chicago White Sox and Toronto Blue Jays were delayed over an hour because of dense fog but the Cubs and Reds were never halted.
The Reds were in a hurry to rebound from a weekend series loss to NL Central-leading St. Louis. The Cardinals had lost four of five overall.
''We were embarrassed over the weekend, personally and as an organization and as a team,'' manager Dusty Baker said. ''We'll get them again many, many times.''
The Reds don't play St. Louis again until Aug. 2-4, and before then will have to be content with beating the Cubs, something they do regularly. Cincinnati has won 10 straight at Wrigley Field, eight of 10 ove...