"Your mouth's kind of wide open watching it". The Reds have gotten their offense going of late, but the Brewers have allowed an average of 1.91 rpg over their last 12 games and Chacin has a solid 3.64 ERA in his career against the Reds. He was fresh on Monday and made a little history along with earning his fourth save in as many chances. "A lot of fun". Cincinnati is also 2-5 in Castillo's last seven home starts and 6-2 in his last eight starts with four days' rest.
Manny Pina ended their streak of 23 scoreless innings with a solo homer in the fourth off left-hander Brandon Finnegan, who hasn't won in more than a year.
Following the Monday game, Lorenzo Cain retained the top spot on the Brewers' stat sheet with 29 hits, 18 runs and 10 RBI. The only blemish was a walk to Tucker Barnhart.
Brandon Woodruff (1-0) retired the four batters he faced.
He pitched 2 2/3 innings, recording all eight outs via strikeout en route to his fourth save of the campaign. Batters are hitting.082 against him.
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The Cincinnati Reds have not had a good start to their year, but they did take two of three games in Minnesota over the weekend. The Reds had the same record in 1931 and 1934. He made one rehab start at Triple-A Louisville before being activated for a start on April 14.
The 25-year-old lefty started the season on the disabled list with a strained left biceps suffered in spring training. He's been the victim of blown saves in his last two starts. The Brewers come in off a four-game set against the Cubs in Chicago and they lost all four games while getting blanked in three of them. The smallest paid attendance in the ballpark's 16-year history was 9,087 for the second game of a doubleheader against Pittsburgh on August 31, 2009. The Brewers cited Elias Sports and announced Hader became the first pitcher in modern Major League Baseball history (dating back to 1900) to tally eight strikeouts in less than three full innings. He pinch-hit and struck out, ending a six-game hitting streak.
Chase Anderson picked up his third win on the season.
Finnegan is 0-2 with a 7.27 ERA after four starts.