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66-88, 5th in NL Cent

Red Sox rally for 5-4 win over Reds, extend AL East lead

Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer Friday night, and the Boston Red Sox extended their AL East lead to four games by overcoming Scooter Gennett's fourth grand slam of the season for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

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Red Sox 5, Reds 4: Powered by Rafael Devers and steadied by David Price, the Red Sox came from behind to win the opener of a three-game interleague series at Great American Ballpark. Devers snapped a homerless drought of 116 plate appearances with a three-run shot in the fourth inning. Price tossed 2-2/3 innings of scoreless relief of Rick Porcello. It marked Price's second appearance since coming off the disabled list and being moved to the bullpen.

Gennett smacks first-inning grand slam (0:32)

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Scooter Gennett became the first player with four grand slams and a four-home run game in the same season in MLB history. Lou Gehrig is the only other player to accomplish both at any point of his career. His four-home run game happened in 1932 and his four grand slams occurred in 1934.

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Scooter Gennett hit his MLB-leading fourth grand slam of the season. He is the first Reds player with four grand slams in a season. The last player with that many grand slams in a season was Albert Pujols (five in 2009).

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Scooter Gennett bashes his fourth grand slam of season, a Reds record, to put the Red Sox in a 4-1 hole. It's the league-leading 36th homer allowed by Rick Porcello this season.

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Andrew Benintendi, native of suburban Cincinnati, will have sizable rooting contingent here. "I don't know anyone who's not coming," the Red Sox left fielder said, uncertain of an exact number. Benintendi was honored at his old school in Madeira, Ohio, which had the fourth-grade chorus sing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" and "Sweet Caroline."


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Reds reliever Luke Farrell, son of Red Sox manager John Farrell, might get to face his dad's team here this weekend. Luke, who wears his father's No. 52, and John had breakfast today and walked to the ballpark together. "I don't know how many times this has happened in the history of baseball," Luke said. "It's a pretty cool experience."

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Reds, Barnhart agree to 4-year extension

Catcher Tucker Barnhart, who would have been eligible for arbitration after this season, has agreed to an extension with the Reds through the 2021 season.

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Thursday's longest home runs

Robinson Cano's ninth-inning blast -- the 300th HR of his career -- for the Mariners in their 4-2 loss to the Rangers was the longest shot of Thursday night, edging out Reds OF Scott Schebler, who homered twice in Cincy's loss to the Cardinals.

Ervin narrows lead with 2-run homer (0:19)
Molina extends lead with RBI triple (0:20)
Fowler brings in 2 runs with deep drive to center (0:38)

Cards power Weaver with 3 homers in 9-2 win over Reds

Dexter Fowler homered for the third straight game while Matt Carpenter and Paul DeJong also homered as the St. Louis Cardinals gained ground in their National League playoff push with a 9-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.

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Reds activate SB leader Hamilton from DL

Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton, who leads the majors in stolen bases, was activated from the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday. Hamilton was recovering from a broken left thumb.


Suarez, Gennett 2-run homers push Reds to 5-2 win over Bucs

Eugenio Suarez and Scooter Gennett hit two-run home runs in the sixth inning to back Robert Stephenson's impressive pitching and the Reds completed their second three-game sweep of the slumping Pirates this season with a 5-2 win on Sunday.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.2329th
Quality Starts51Tied-29th
Batting Average.25418th
On Base Percentage.33011th
Slugging Percentage.43511th