Gennett, Herrera homer to lead Reds past Cardinals, 9-1

Gennett, Herrera homer to lead Reds past Cardinals, 9-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Scooter Gennett and Dilson Herrera homered, Matt Harvey tossed five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-1 on Friday night.
Jesse Winker reached base four times and drove in three runs for the Reds, who won their second in a row against St. Louis after breaking a 13-game losing streak to the Cardinals on June 10.
St. Louis had won 17 of the previous 20 games between the teams.
Winker staked the Reds to an early lead with a two-run double in the first.
Gennett hit his 17th homer of the season off Carlos Martinez (6-5) in the third to push the lead to 3-1.
Herrera added a three-run, pinch-hit homer off Sam Tuivailala to highlight a five-run outburst in the seventh.
Source: Chronic astros

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