Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/2/13
Adam Wainwright doesn't really understand what's going on with him and the Reds. For the second start in a row, the Cardinals' top starter went to the mound looking to get his 16th victory and instead ended up just trying to make it through a few innings. Shin-Soo Choo and Joey Votto homered off him on Monday, leading Cincinnati to a 7-2 victory. It felt as puzzling as it appeared. ''The last time, it was a matter of me leaving too many ball in the middle of the plate,'' Wainwright said. ''Today, they hit some good pitches. I feel very strong. I've had some good games against them in the past. It's a head-scratcher, to be honest with you.'' The third-place Reds are trying to break the Cardinals' season-long dominance. St. Louis has won the last seven series between the teams. The Cardinals are 10-6 against Cincinnati this year. The Cardinals took two of three in St. Louis last week, the only loss coming when the Reds tagged Wainwright (15-9) for nine runs in a career-low two in...
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