Reds 7, Brewers 3
This was a very nice win by the Reds. A lot of players had a part in it. But when you see a player down and bleeding like Pedro Lopez was, it kind overrides what happened in the game.
Lopez was hit flush in the face by an 83 mph Matt Wise pitch. I took a look in the binoculars and you could see the blood pouring from his mouth. He never lost consciousness. But it looked pretty serious. He was taken to the hospital. Dr. Tim Kremchek thought Lopez has a broken bone in his face.
"You feel the poor kid," Pete Mackanin said. "He was so excited to be here."
We'll know more tomorrow. The Reds were making a move to get a player up here for tomorrow's game. I've got no idea who. Enrique Cruz? Not a lot of middle infielders to choose from.
Kyle Lohse pitched well enough -- 5 2/3 innings, one earned run -- that the Reds will be able to move him is my guess.
Jeff Keppinger looks like a keeper. The Reds scored seven runs without a home run and an 0-for-5 from Ken Griffey Jr., who is 2-for-his-last-26.
First pitch in the series finale in 13 hours. Sleep fast, as Jack McKeon would say.