Cincinnati Reds break an 11-game losing streak after Nick Lodolo’s debut win in the major league

CINCINNATI — RedsTheir longest losing streak in six years was ended with an 11-game winning streak. They were able to jump to a first-inning advantage and defeat the St. Louis CardinalsAs a former draft pick in the first round, 4-1 Sunday Nick LodoloHe won his first major league victory.

Colin MoranTwo runs were scored by the Reds, who were 0-4 at home this season and had not won any games since April 10, when they beat Atlanta to become World Series champions. During the skid, Cincinnati was outscored 68-20.

Reds manager David Bell stated that there was much celebration today. It was a huge win. It was obvious that it was weighing heavily on the guys. It was worrying that it might be affecting them, but they rebounded today. Nick won his first victory when we most needed it. He was a great thrower and had all of his pitches working. It was a wonderful day for him. It's something that we can take into the future and continue to improve on.

Reds finished the season at 13-13, the worst record in major leagues.

Tyler NaquinThe second pitch was doubled Adam Wainwright(2-2), who walked Tommy PhamAnd Joey VottoOne out. Moran hit a sacrifice flight and Nick SenzelFollowing was an RBI single.

Alejo LopezSingled leading off the second, scored on Naquin’s RBI grounder for an unbreakable 3-0 lead.

Lodolo (1-2), the 24-year-old left-hander picked seventh in 2019's amateur draft, made his third appearance in major league. He allowed three hits, struck out sevenAnd walked none in 5⅓ shutout innings before Paul Goldschmidt and Tyler O'NeillHit consecutive doubles in sixth. Lodolo retired Nolan ArenadoFly out and Tony SantillanGot Albert PujolsPop out.

Lodolo stated that nine right-handed bats in a team of such caliber felt good, especially after the skid.

Lodolo has 15 strikeouts in a combined 10⅔ innings over his last two starts.

“The first win in the major league?” He said it, echoing a question. “It's good. It was great, especially on the skid. It's great to win. It was a wonderful celebration. It was a great celebration.

Santillan and Art Warren combined for 2⅓ innings shutout innings, and Lucas SimsHe pitched a perfect nineth for his first save of the season.

Arenado went 0-for-4 to end his hit streak at Great American Ball Park, which was 18 games. It is a stadium record.

Reds managed to avoid their longest losing streak in 2015 after dropping 13 straight.

Pham scored two runs, and had two hits, completing a slide of 0-for-10.

Wainwright (2-2) allowed four runs, eight hit and three walks over five-plus innings. The Cardinals ended the trip with a score of 6-4. Moran chased Wainwright in the sixth with an RBI double.

Wainwright claimed that “they spat on every pitch” They didn't swing at them. They didn't swing an inch from the plate at any of them. They had a plan for me, I suppose.”

Wainwright started the six-inning with five innings and the leadoff batter reached it in five.

He stated, “That's a bad plan.” “That's just not sustainable.”

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