The Reds wrapped up their first spring training series yesterday when they lost to the Indians. In fact, it’s been three losses in a row to the Indians to start off this training season, but yesterday’s was special in that the other two were slugfests in which the Reds just happened to be behind when the innings ran out. Still, with 20 runs scored in the first 3 games, the Reds aren’t looking too bad for offense so far, on average.
Sam LeCure started for the Reds and had a real nice showing in his 2.0 innings of action. He walked a guy, but otherwise didn’t allow a baserunner. Next up was Manny Parra, who had similar results in 2.0 innings of work, only minus the base on balls.
Jose Arredondo took over in the fifth and gave up a hit, which was just what Logan Ondrusek did in the sixth. So far so good.
Josh Ravin was the unlucky one in the seventh, and he took credit for all 3 of the Indians’ runs before he could log the third out in the inning. Drew Hayes came in to finish off the ...