REDS 15, TWINS 9
Joey Votto homered for the fourth straight game and reached base six times, and Cincinnati overcame an 8-4 deficit.
Jose Peraza homered twice and had four hits, and Eugenio Suarez also four of Cincinnati’s season-high 20 hits. The Reds won for the third time in eight games under interim manager Jim Riggleman.
Minnesota has lost eight straight, its longest skid since losing 13 in row from Aug. 18-31, 2016. Minnesota held a 5-1 lead after the first inning.
David Hernandez (1-0) pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings in his 2018 debut after coming off the disabled list earlier in the day. Tyler Duffey (0-1) allowed five runs – four earned – while getting just one out.
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