The Astros get on the board first in the 3rd when Scott takes Browning downtown for a solo homer and gives his team a 1-0 lead. The Reds tie it up in the 4th on Esasky's 1-out solo homer and it is now 1-1. In the 6th the Reds take the lead on Parker's 2 run shot and it is now 3-1 Reds. Mike Scott has now given up 11 homeruns in 40.2 innings.
In the 8th DiPino comes in for the Astros and get destroyed by the Reds bats. Davis is inserted as a pinch runner for Browning who was walked. Davis then steals 2nd and will score on Milner's single. Rose doubles and Parker singles scoring Milner and Rose. Redus triples scoring Parker and Concepcion hits a 2 run homer and it is now 9-1 Reds. Hume works the 9th and the Reds win. Cruz, Garner and Diaz all left this game with Injuries. Cruz will be out until 5/12. Garner is out until 5/19 and Diaz is out until 5/21.
The Final Score 9-1 Reds