For Joey Votto, today’s game surpasses the amount he played last season (111), today he and his Reds will try for the fourth time against the Cardinals win the rubber match. Their is no need to explain the past two games, both teams had their offense streaks. This afternoon, Mike Leake and Lance Lynn will be facing off as the Reds try to claim their “first” series against the Cardinals.
Lance Lynn: 5 2/3 IP, 7 H, 2 2B, 4 R, 3 BB, 7 SO, HBP & SF
Mike Leake: 5 2/3 IP, 9 H, 2 2B, 3 R, BB & 3 SO