MILWAUKEE -- Slowly but surely Sunday, Wily Peralta's outing was wrecked by singles. As a result, the rookie right-hander had another hiccup in a season filled with a mix of really good outings and really bad outings.
Cincinnati tagged Peralta for eight hits -- all singles -- and seven earned runs in just 4 13 innings. The Reds used a five-run second inning and a five-run fifth inning to ease to a 9-1 victory and split the four-game series with the Brewers.
"Today was a tough day," Peralta said. "They were aggressive and they swung early. I don't think I gave up too many extra-base hits, they just were ground balls that found a hole. That kind of thing happened to me earlier (in the season).
"If I had a better command with the fastball today, those things wouldn't happen. But I didn't have that much command of my pitches."
Peralta entered Sunday's start with a 2.97 ERA in his last 14 starts and was fresh off going toe-to-toe in a complete-game loss against Mariners ace Felix Her...