The Cincinnati Reds used a lot of little hits to achieve a very big milestone.
Cincinnati rapped out 12 hits - nine singles - and cruised to a 9-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Friday for the 10,000th win in franchise history.
''When you look at 30 different teams and being one of six, it's a pretty cool thing,'' said outfielder Drew Stubbs. ''To be a part of it is pretty special.''
Harsh winds and chilly temperatures didn't slow Cincinnati's offense. Stubbs drove in three runs for the Reds, who joined the Cubs, Giants, Dodgers, Braves and Cardinals as the only teams to reach the 10,000 win plateau.
The Cubs dropped their sixth straight and fell to 3-11 on the year.
Winds were blowing in, gusting up to 27 mph, and the game-time temperature was 35 degrees with the wind chill.
Chris Volstad (0-2) labored through a four-run, 41-pitch first inning. He gave up run-scoring singles to Joey Votto and Chris Heisey, and an RBI-groundout to Will...