Cincinnati Reds


The Pirates shut the Reds out yesterday, 3-0, splitting the series.

The game offered a bench clearing incident in the 8th inning after both teams pitcher's hit batters- Brandon Phillips and Andrew McCutchen.  Mark Melancon drew an automatic ejection from plate umpire D.J. Reyburn after hitting Tucker Barnhart with a pitch with one out in the 9th.

The Reds take today off.  They'll begin a 3-game series tomorrow, hosting the Cardinals.  Game time- 7:10 pm.  Anthony DeSclafani will start for the Reds.