Reds Hit Three Sixth Inning Homeruns to Beat Atlanta 5-3
ATLANTA (AP) – Cincinnati hit three home runs in the sixth, including a two-run shot by Adam Duvall, Sal Romano threw seven strong innings and the Reds beat R.A. Dickey and the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night.
Matt Adams’ homer in the second inning gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead that Dickey held until the four-run sixth. Duvall’s homer drove in Joey Votto, who hit a leadoff single, to give the Reds the lead.
Eugenio Suarez and Jesse Winker added back-to-back homers with one out for Cincinnati’s first three-homer inning of the season.
Romano (3-5) snapped a streak of three straight losses in August. The rookie right-hander was dominant after giving up a second-inning homer to Adams. He allowed one run and five hits in his longest of nine starts in the majors.
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