Votto Helps Reds Beat Cubs 4-2 In 13 Innings
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CHICAGO (AP) – Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 13th inning and the Cincinnati Reds rebounded for a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth Tuesday night.
Reds starter Mike Leake was working his first career shutout when Starlin Castro reached on a two-out single in the ninth and Bryan LaHair drove a 2-0 pitch over the wall in right for Chicago’s third hit of the game and his first homer since Sept. 20, 2008, for the Seattle Mariners.
Leake bent over on the front of the mound as LaHair rounded the bases with the tying shot, but the Reds eventually recovered for their third win in nine games.
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