After a great outing by Mike Leake and 8th inning heroics by Joey Votto, the Reds (39-32) lost to the Twins (29-42) on a two run Willingham homer in the 9th. Mike Leake got a hit, a sacrifice and pitched 8 innings of 2 run baseball, striking out five and walking zero. His ERA comes down to 4.46, and his batting average improved to .333. But that wasn't enough for the Reds to finish up Interleague play with a win.
- Brandon Phillips showed off his usual defensive prowess with a few amazing players, including a barehanded grab and quick throw to the plate that stopped a runner from scoring.
- Devin Mesoraco managed to get a pair of hits and score but also struck out once. His average is still below .210
- Wilson Valdez also had a pair of hits and an RBI.
- Despite striking out in his first two appearances, Joey Votto came back with a massive home run in the 8th inning that allowed the Reds to take a very shortlived lead.
- Mike Leake is a beast. His 4....