Christian Yelich became the first major leaguer to hit for the cycle twice in one season against the same team, driving in four runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds 8-0 on Monday night.
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Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich on Monday night became the first player in major league history to hit for the cycle against the same team twice in one season.
While the Rockies, Dodgers and Cardinals battle for two playoff spots, we have a new team at the top of the heap.
The Cubs' NL Central lead remained at 2 1/2 games over second-place Milwaukee when Scott Schebler homered on Jose Quintana's first pitch of the game, Phillip Ervin also went deep and the Cincinnati Reds beat Chicago 2-1 on Sunday.
Jon Lester allowed two hits over seven innings with a season-high nine strikeouts, Willson Contreras hit a run-scoring single in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Saturday to maintain their NL Central lead.
Ian Happ hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning, Jorge De La Rosa worked a shaky ninth for his first career save and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Friday night.
Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner drove in three runs each, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati 8-1 Wednesday to avoid a season sweep by the last-place Reds.
Former Dodgers prospects Brandon Dixon and Scott Schebler homered, and Los Angeles stumbled for the second straight night in a 3-1 loss to the lowly Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
Scooter Gennett had four hits and three RBI, Joey Votto hit a two-run double on his birthday and the Cincinnati Reds improved to 5-0 against the Los Angeles Dodgers this season with a 10-6 victory Monday night.
Boston should reach 100 wins this week, but after the defending world champs cut them down to size, all bets are off.
Eric Hosmer led off the ninth inning with a home run to lift the San Diego Padres over the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 on Sunday night after a lengthy rain delay in the middle of the eighth inning.
Joey Votto ended his two-month homer drought with Cincinnati's 11th grand slam -- one shy of the NL record -- and the Reds beat the San Diego Padres 7-2 on Saturday in a game called because of rain in the top of the seventh inning.
Scott Schebler's grand slam set a Reds season record, and Phillip Ervin homered twice as Cincinnati pulled away to a rain-delayed 12-6 victory over the San Diego Padres early Saturday.
Homer Bailey, who is 1-14 with a 6.09 ERA and has lost nine straight decisions, has been removed from the starting rotation by the Reds.
Francisco Mejia hit a solo homer and a three-run shot during his first start as the Padres' up-and-coming catcher, leading San Diego to a 6-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.
Jameson Taillon pitched five effective innings and helped send Homer Bailey to yet another loss as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Wednesday night to sweep their three-game series.
Starling Marte hit a two-run homer, Gregory Polanco had a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-3 on Tuesday night.
The Reds' Joey Votto traded an autographed jersey for a fan's "Votto for President" T-shirt at PNC Park on Monday.
Reds star Joey Votto got a new shirt from a big fan at PNC Park, but Cincinnati wound up with little else Monday, blanked by Trevor Williams and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1.
The best clubs might seem secure atop the rankings, but the Cardinals, Brewers and Rockies are shaking up the postseason mix.
Eugenio Suarez's two-run homer off of Bud Norris in the 10th inning lifted the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.