--LF Jonny Gomes said he didn't hear San Diego starter Mat Latos say anything. But Latos was seen mouthing some unkind words toward Gomes after Gomes' home run Monday in the fourth inning. "If he said something, I didn't hear it," Gomes said. "Everybody told me he did." Gomes ran within about 10 feet of Latos after flying out later. "I thought I would give him an opportunity to say something," Gomes said. "He declined."
--RHP Edinson Volquez's toe is fine. He left Monday's start after injuring the toe in a hole on the mound. "It's good," he said. "I ran (Tuesday)."
--RHP Homer Bailey, on the disabled list with a shoulder impingement, threw three innings of one-run ball in a simulated game at the Reds complex in Goodyear Tuesday. He allowed four hits, walked none and struck out five.
--RHP Sam LeCure went six innings and allowed one run on one hit Tuesday. He walked two and struck out eight. "I felt good," he said. "Everything was working for me."
--LHP Bill Bray allowed a base-runner for the first time this season. He had retired the first 10 he faced before a giving up a double to Orlando Hudson on Tuesday.
BY THE NUMBERS
98 -- The highest speed, in MPH, that Aroldis Chapman registered Tuesday on the scoreboard readout. It was the first time this year he did not hit at least 100.
QUOTE TO NOTE
"Defense takes care of everything. We haven't gotten out of that kind of trouble that many times in a long time. A lot of praying going on out there, a lot of hold your breath and a lot of wishful thinking that paid off (Tuesday)." -- Reds manager Dusty Baker, on the Reds' 8-2, 11-inning win Tuesday night.
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