Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Tony Cingrani had 11 strikeouts over six
shutout innings and the Cincinnati Reds avoided a four-game sweep by the
Washington Nationals with a 5-2 win on Sunday.
Cingrani (2-0) allowed just two hits and a walk in his outing, with Aroldis
Chapman recording his fifth save with a scoreless ninth.
Brandon Phillips and Zack Cozart drove in two runs apiece for Cincinnati,
while Joey Votto had one RBI in the victory.
Ross Detwiler (1-2) gave up four runs -- three earned -- on 11 hits and one
walk in five innings for the Nationals, who had either swept or been swept in
their first four series at home this season. They swept three-game sets
against the Marlins and White Sox, but dropped all three games to the Braves
Kurt Suzuki and Ian Desmond each had an RBI double in the setback.
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