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Cincinnati Reds lose to Colorado Rockies 2:6

Cincinnati Reds lose to Colorado Rockies 2:6

The Cincinnati Reds (44-49) lost 6-5 to the Colorado Rockies (33-60) on Wednesday evening at Great American Ball Park.

Here are our findings after the game:

Kyle Freeland dominated the Reds’ offense

In our Game 3 preview, we mentioned how good Freeland has been over the last three games since coming off the injured list, and that didn’t change today.

Freeland pitched 6 2/3 innings with two runs and nine strikeouts, with eight of his nine strikeouts coming from his knuckle curveball.

Frankie Montas hits a home run but allows five runs

Montas pitched seven innings on Wednesday night, allowing five runs, including two home runs. He allowed two walks and struck out seven strikeouts. Montas’ ERA this season is now 4.38.

The Reds caught up in the ninth round, but fell short of expectations

Trailing 6-2 to start the ninth inning, the Reds offense came alive but fell just short. Tyler Stephenson hit his eighth home run of the season to cut the deficit to three runs. Austin Wynns and Noelvi Marte hit singles before Rece Hinds flew out to right field. With two on base and one out, Santiago Espiunal hit a single to center to make the game 6-4. Jonathan India added a sacrifice fly to cut the deficit to one run, but Elly De La Cruz threw a groundout to shortstop to end the game.

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The Reds and Rockies will face off in the series finale on Thursday at 1:10 ET.

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