Mat Latos struggled from the outset on Wednesday.
The Reds continued to soldier along without the services of Joey Votto, and the results were what most fans fear could become the norm over the next three-to-four weeks. The offense sputtered and the starting pitching flopped and it all equaled up to a disappointing night at the ballyard for the Redlegs.
-Drew Stubbs did his job setting the table out of the
leadoff spot, going 2-for-4 with the only RBI of the game.
-Todd Frazier continued to produce, finishing 2-for-3.
-One of the keys to a deep Reds run this year, in my mind,
is Bill Bray getting back on track. He pitched a perfect inning of relief.
-Mat Latos is usually outstanding against his former NL West
rivals, but that trait did not hold true tonight. The Diamondbacks touched up
Latos for two early runs and chased him with a run in the fourth and two more
in the fifth. He lasted just 4.2...