Cincinnati (72-47) exploded for five runs in the bottom of the fourth en route to a convincing 7-3 victory over the visiting Cubs (46-71) on Friday. Bronson Arroyo improved his record to 9-7 after a gritty outing. Meanwhile, his former Reds teammate, Travis Wood, took the loss to drop his mark on the year to 4-9.
All in all, it was just one more step in the direction the Reds want to go come October...the postseason.
Here is a breakdown of the good, bad and notables from "Elvis Night" at GABP:
+ After having their 5-game winning streak snapped on Thursday, the Reds might have very well began a new one on Friday.
+ The "Todd Frazier for NL Rookie of the Year campaign" is building some serious steam. He smacked his 16th homer of the season, scored twice, knocked in two (51) and added a single. Where would this team be without The Toddfather?
+ On that same note, where would the Reds also be without Ryan Ludwick? The 33-year old bopped his 23rd dinger of the ca...