Milwaukee at Cincinnati

Final 10th
W: S. LeCure (1-1) L: T. Thornburg (3-1)
HR: MIL - S. Gennett (2),K. Davis (4)   CIN - B. Pena (3),B. Phillips (2)

Reds rally, beat Brewers in 10 on Frazier's walk-off double wire reports

CINCINNATI -- Todd Frazier got a second opportunity and made the most of it.

Chris Heisey scored from first base on Frazier's 10th-inning double into the left-field corner, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Sunday.

Frazier's soft line drive resulted in an inning-ending double play in sixth, when the Reds had loaded the bases against Kyle Lohse.

"Fortunately, I got another chance," Frazier said. "The best thing about baseball is you get another chance tomorrow. This time, I only waited three innings."

Heisey drew a two-out, four-pitch walk from Tyler Thornburgh (3-1), and Frazier followed with a line drive that one-hopped the wall. Heisey beat shortstop Jean Segura's off-target relay to the plate to give the Reds three wins in their four-game series against the team with the majors' best record at 21-11.

"Heisey grinded out a walk and then had to bust it," Cincinnati manager Bryan Price said. "They played the ball perfectly."

Third base coach Steve Smith had been criticized by some for having runners thrown out at home several times this season.

"I'm not known for my eagle eye at the plate. The key is not to get caught up in the moment and swing at bad pitches" said Heisey, who was inserted into the starting lineup when Jay Bruce was scratched with a sore left knee. "Any time the ball is down the line or in the gap, I'm thinking of scoring."

Brandon Phillips greeted reliever Brandon Kintzler with a tying 425-foot home run to center with one out in the eighth, Phillips' second home run this season and first since April 5.

Sam LeCure (1-1) pitched the 10th for the victory.

Lohse allowed a season-high eight hits, including Brayan Pena's home run. Lohse lasted 6 1/3 innings, giving up two runs with one walk and two strikeouts.

"It was a weird outing for me," Lohse said. "They did a good job mixing it up. At first, they were super aggressive. I tried to use that, and they starting taking. They made me work for the outs that I got."

Cincinnati starter Alfredo Simon, who hadn't allowed more than two runs in any of his first five starts, gave up three in seven innings, along with five hits.

Scooter Gennett hit Simon's third pitch of the game 357 feet into the right-field seats for his second home run of this season. The Brewers made it 2-0 in the third on Jonathan Lucroy's two-out, RBI single.

Pena hit the first pitch of the third inning 456 feet over the right-field wall for his third home run of the season, all in the past five days. He left for a pinch runner with a tight hamstring in the seventh.

Khris Davis restored the two-run lead with a solo home run in the fourth. Cincinnati again made it a one-run game in the bottom half on Frazier's sacrifice fly after Phillips led off with a double -- his fourth hit in five at-bats since getting Friday off.

Milwaukee had been 4-0 in extra-inning games and 4-0 in one-run games.

"We need to send a message that we're in this thing and we have to prove it to ourselves," Price said after the Reds improved to 15-16. "Being around .500 isn't what we're all about."


Davis has 15 home runs in his two-year big league career, including five against the Reds. ... Price expects LHP Aroldis Chapman to be activated for the Reds' homestand that is scheduled to start Friday. Chapman is due to take Sunday and Monday off before starting and pitching an inning for Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday. He is to throw an inning of relief on Wednesday. Chapman is coming back from surgery to repair injuries to his left eye sustained when he was struck by a line drive during a spring training game on March 19.

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Todd Frazier drills a two-out double to left field that drives in the winning run in the 10th inning.  (USATSI)
Todd Frazier drills a two-out double to left field that drives in the winning run in the 10th inning. (USATSI)

Players of the Game

B. Phillips
AB 4
R 2
H 2
HR 1

K. Davis
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 1

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Milwaukee Brewers
Carlos Gomez, CF5110022 .280
Scooter Gennett, 2B4111011 .265
Jonathan Lucroy, C2021200 .312
Aramis Ramirez, 3B4000004 .248
Lyle Overbay, 1B4000011 .236
Khris Davis, LF4121000 .239
Caleb Gindl, RF3000000 .111
   Will Smith, P0000000 .000
   Brandon Kintzler, P0000000 .000
   Zach Duke, P0000000 .000
   a-Jeff Bianchi, PH1000001 .179
   Tyler Thornburg, P0000000 .000
Jean Segura, SS4000001 .240
Kyle Lohse, P2000000 .071
   Logan Schafer, RF1000100 .188
a-fouled out-bunting for Duke in the 10th
2B - Carlos Gomez (9, Simon), Khris Davis (8, LeCure)
HR - Scooter Gennett (2, Simon), Khris Davis (4, Simon)
RBI - Scooter Gennett (9), Jonathan Lucroy (9), Khris Davis (9)
2-OUT RBI - Jonathan Lucroy (6)
Team LOB - 4
DP - Segura-Gennett-Overbay, Segura-Gennett-Overbay-Gennett-Segura
Milwaukee Brewers
Kyle Lohse 6.1822121 2.72
Will Smith (H,8) 1000010 0.68
Brandon Kintzler (BS,1) 1.1211101 1.93
Zach Duke 0.1000010 1.32
Tyler Thornburg (L,3-1) 0.2111110 2.20
Pitches-Strikes - Kyle Lohse 97-64, Will Smith 11-9, Brandon Kintzler 27-15, Zach Duke 3-3, Tyler Thornburg 17-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Kyle Lohse 6-9, Will Smith 1-1, Brandon Kintzler 3-1
Batters Faced - Kyle Lohse 26, Will Smith 3, Brandon Kintzler 7, Zach Duke 1, Tyler Thornburg 4
Cincinnati Reds
Skip Schumaker, CF5000015 .000
Joey Votto, 1B5020011 .275
Brandon Phillips, 2B4221101 .279
Chris Heisey, RF4110101 .254
Todd Frazier, 3B4012003 .269
Ryan Ludwick, LF4010010 .273
Brayan Pena, C3121000 .328
   Billy Hamilton, PR0000000 .245
   Tucker Barnhart, C0000000 .214
Zack Cozart, SS3020110 .194
Alfredo Simon, P2000001 .077
   a-Jay Bruce, PH1000012 .216
   Manny Parra, P0000000 .000
   Jonathan Broxton, P0000000 .000
   b-Ramon Santiago, PH1000000 .118
   Sam LeCure, P0000000 .000
a-struck out for Simon in the 7th
b-grounded out for Broxton in the 9th
2B - Joey Votto (8, Lohse), Brandon Phillips (6, Lohse), Todd Frazier (9, Thornburg)
HR - Brandon Phillips (2, Kintzler), Brayan Pena (3, Lohse)
SF - Todd Frazier (1)
SH - Tucker Barnhart (2)
RBI - Brandon Phillips (7), Todd Frazier 2 (18), Brayan Pena (8)
2-OUT RBI - Todd Frazier (8)
Team LOB - 8
DP - Cozart-B. Phillips-Votto, Cozart-B. Phillips-Votto-Frazier-B. Phillips-Votto
Cincinnati Reds
Alfredo Simon 7533102 1.99
Manny Parra 1000020 3.97
Jonathan Broxton 1000110 0.00
Sam LeCure (W,1-1) 1100110 0.66
WP - Sam LeCure (2)
Pitches-Strikes - Alfredo Simon 80-51, Manny Parra 13-9, Jonathan Broxton 13-6, Sam LeCure 17-9
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Alfredo Simon 13-7, Manny Parra 1-0, Jonathan Broxton 1-0
Batters Faced - Alfredo Simon 26, Manny Parra 3, Jonathan Broxton 3, Sam LeCure 5
Game Information
Attendance - 32953
Game Time - 3:06
Temperature - 74
Umpires - Home - Hunter Wendelstedt, First Base - Mike Estabrook, Second Base - Jerry Layne, Third Base - Mike DiMuro