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Reds win behind Votto, Phillips, Tim Adleman

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CINCINNATI — The Reds have started piling up home runs during this homestand, and they continued the trend on Friday with a 5-1 victory over the Brewers. Using early home runs by and , Cincinnati gained its first three-game winning streak since the first three games of the season.

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Facing starter , who filled in for Milwaukee while Wily Peralta was on paternity leave, Votto gave the Reds a 1-0 with a two-homer in the bottom of the first inning cheap jerseys. The shot on a 2-2 pitch to center field gave Votto his fourth homer of the season. hit an RBI double through the gap to the wall in left-center field in the second inning. With one out in the third inning, Phillips connected on a 1-2 pitch for a three-run homer to left field and a 5-0 lead.

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Cincinnati’s streak of quality starts ended at five, but Tim Adleman gave his club a solid five-inning performance in his second big league game. Aldeman gave up one earned run and four hits with three walks and four strikeouts but threw 101 pitches . Alex Presley’s leadoff homer to right field on a 1-0 pitch in the fifth was the lone run notched against the right-hander. It was up to the bullpen to notch the final 12 outs, and Caleb Cotham, Blake Wood and combined to not allow a run. It finally snapped the Reds bullpen’s record streak of 23 games with at least one run allowed.

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MOMENTS THAT MATTERED Dat Dude goes deep again: With his third inning three-run shot, Phillips has a homer in each of his last three games for the first time since June 13-15, 2012. The three RBIs also gave him 800 RBIs as a member of the Reds. His homer on Friday left the bat at 104 mph and traveled 380 feet, according to Statcastâ„¢.

Lacking quality: It’s tough to lay much blame on Cravy, who made just one Triple-A start before a surprise call-up to pitch in Peralta’s place, but his brief outing perpetuated the Brewers’ starting pitching problems. Milwaukee’s starters have a 6.34 ERA after 29 games, which would cheap jerseys for sale tie the 1939 St. Louis Browns for second-worst in Major League history. The 1996 Tigers own the worst starters’ ERA of all time, at 6.64.

Mark Sheldon has covered the Reds for since 2006, and previously covered the Twins from 2001-05. Read his blog, Mark My Word, follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon and Facebook and listen to his podcast.Adam McCalvy has covered the Brewers for since 2001. Follow him on Twitter @AdamMcCalvy, like him on Facebook and listen to his podcast.