Four pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout and Spencer Steuer also added a solo home run. Cincinnati Reds 5-0 win over visiting New York Mets In the rubber match of the three-match series on Thursday
Right-hander Ben Lively (1-0), who was recalled from Triple-A on Tuesday, picked up his first major league win since September. 29, 2017. He scattered four hits over three innings of relief.
Starter Derek Law served as the opener, while Lively, Lucas Sims and Kevin Hergett combined to finish the game. Hergett allowed two hits over three innings to earn his first career save.
Reds secured its first series win at mets from 2021
New York has dropped 13 of its last 17 games and hasn’t won a series since taking two of three from the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 17-19.
Reds jumped on mets Starter Kodai Senga (4-2) drove in four runs with two outs in the first inning. After allowing a leadoff double to Jonathan India, Senga retired the next two batters and was on the verge of being out of the inning.
but the next five Reds Starting with Jake Fraley’s RBI single to center field, that scored the Indians for the first run. Tyler Stephenson singled and Nick Senzel followed with a run-scoring double to right field for a 2–0 lead. The pair’s Kevin Newman single to left field scored a big inning against Senga and gave Cincinnati a 4–0 lead.
mets Has been dismissed on 34-9 in the first innings this season
Law was replaced by Lively, making his first major league appearance since 2019. Lively, Cincinnati’s fourth-round pick in 2013, induced Starling Marte to ground into a fielder’s choice before striking out Daniel Vogelbach to end the second inning.
Lively worked around back-to-back one-out singles by Francisco Alvarez and Brandon Nimmo in the third and Marte’s two-out singles in the fourth. mets under investigation
Reds made it 5–0 in the fifth inning on Spencer Steuer’s fifth homer of the season, a flyout to the seats in left field.
reds Right fielder Henry Ramos capped off the shutout in the seventh inning with his first career outfield assist. He threw out Alvarez while he was attempting to score from second base on a two-out single by Francisco Lindor.
– Field Level Media