User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Soccer
Golf
Auto
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Brewers sweep slumping Reds, 5-1

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mark Reynolds homered twice and the Milwaukee Brewers swept the three-game series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-1 win on Wednesday.

Advertisement
Kyle Lohse pitched 6 2-3 innings to hand the Reds their sixth straight loss since the All-Star break.

Lohse (11-4) walked two, struck out three and allowed four hits, the last to pinch-hitter Donald Lutz who doubled. Reliever Zach Duke retired Billy Hamilton on a chopper back to the mound to end the seventh.

Reynolds connected on a 1-1 pitch from Reds starter Mike Leake (7-9) for his 15th home run of the season. Rickie Weeks was on with a double to start the sixth.

Reynolds' second home run came off reliever Jumbo Diaz in the eighth.

The Reds trailed the NL Central-leading Brewers by 1 1/2 games before the All-Star break, but the loss dropped them 5 1-2 games behind.

Lohse and Leake were locked in a scoreless until the fifth inning. The Reds pushed across a run on Hamilton' sacrifice fly, but the Brewers tied it with a run scoring triple from Carlos Gomez and then took the lead when Gomez scored on Ryan Braun's infield single.

Second baseman Skip Schumaker ranged far to his left and snared Braun's grounder deep in the hole at second. Braun beat the throw in a close play as Gomez raced home.

Right fielder Jay Bruce made a diving lunge for Gomez' sinking liner and missed. Lohse, on with a single, barely beat the relay throw home.

Leake allowed 11 hits in six innings as the Reds lost a season-high nine road games.

Brewers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Nashville, made his debut for Milwaukee with a 1-2-3 ninth inning.

NOTES: Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez played his 2,000th major league game in the city where it all started. On May 26, 1998, he debuted with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee County Stadium. . Reds SS Zack Cozart missed the game. He left Tuesday's game after he was hit by a pitch on the first two fingers on his right hand. Manager Bryan Price said he could pinch hit. . Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett left Thursday's game in the fifth inning due to tightness in his right quad. He is day-to-day. . Alfredo Simon (12-4) starts Friday when the Reds take on the Washington Nationals in Cincinnati. Thursday, the Brewers Matt Garza (6-7) faces the New York Mets Dillon Gee (4-2). Garza looks to bounce back from his shortest start of the season when he exited with one out in the first inning of an 8-3 road loss to the Nationals.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Sportsbook: Bumgarner, Shields open WS
Rogers: World Series Cheat Sheet
News: 2014 MLB Playoff Results
Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for WS
Giants rely on core of 4 relievers
Cards' OF Jay has wrist surgery
Yearwood, Santana to perform at WS
SF radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'
Oldest ex-Red Sox P Lucier dies at 96
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
6-0 +619 L6, +2,903 This Year
7-2, +532 Last 9 Selections
+4,267 Picks This Season
4-0 L4, 18-6 L24 MLB Streak
+3,819 Overall This Year
10-3 L13 Guaranteed Plays
19-10, +1,132 L29 Guarantees
14-6 L20, 23-10 L33 Picks
14-6 L20 Guaranteed Plays
6-3 Last 9 Guarantees
3-0 L3 Guarantees, 5-2 L7 Picks
MLB Pro Baseball Expert Sports Picks- World Series Game 1- San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals
2014 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 6801
Kevin Rogers + 4267
Doc's Sports + 3819
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
James Manos + 2759
Kevin Rogers + 2416
Dave Cokin + 2115
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Tony Stoffo + 1987
Antony Dinero + 1323
Joe Williams + 608
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Dave Cokin + 2332
Doc's Sports + 2227
Kyle Hunter + 1752
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 1966
Antony Dinero + 1625
Doc's Sports + 888
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Mike Rose + 2745
Kevin Rogers + 2159
Doc's Sports + 1645
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy NFL Perfect Lineup Contest