Cincinnati 6, Washington 3

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, August 27, 2011 7:10 PM
Location - Great American Ball Park
Temperature - 84°
Umpires - Home Plate - Joe West, First Base - Sam Holbrook, Second Base - Paul Schrieber, Third Base - Chad Fairchild,
Attendance - 30423

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Washington 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 8 2
Cincinnati 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 6 9 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 62-69 37-28 25-41 L5
Cincinnati 66-66 36-30 30-36 W3

Recap


Red-hot Brandon Phillips had two hits and an RBI, and Mike Leake threw six solid innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-3 victory over the visiting Washington Nationals on Saturday.

Phillips singled to lead off the three-run third for the Reds, who have won five of six. He added an RBI single in the fourth to extend his hitting streak to 10 games. Phillips is 19-for-43 during that span.

Leake (11-8) struck out four and allowed two runs over six innings to improve to 3-1 against the Nationals. The Reds have won Leake's past seven Saturday starts.

Wilson Ramos, Jayson Werth and Mike Morse hit solo home runs for the Nationals, who have lost five straight. Eight of Washington's nine runs during its losing streak have come via home runs.

Nationals first baseman Chris Marrero went 1-for-4 in his major league debut.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Washington   Cincinnati
Ross Detwiler Player Mike Leake
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.0
4 Strikeouts 4
8 Hits 6
4.50 ERA 3.00
Hitting
Washington   Cincinnati
Laynce Nix Player Drew Stubbs
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.667 Avg 1.000

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Washington 8 3 17 .229 9 9 3 1 0 2
Cincinnati 9 0 10 .321 9 7 4 1 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Cincinnati will play their next game at home against Washington. The Reds have a W/L % of .409 after a win and .591 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Cincinnati. The Nationals have a W/L % of .484 after a win and .464 after a loss.
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