National Sports News
Simon becomes NL's first 10-game winner and Hamilton has 3 RBIs in Reds' 11-4 win over Pirates
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:07 AM EDT
Alfredo Simon became the NL's first 10-game winner and Billy Hamilton had three hits and three RBIs in the Cincinnati Reds' 11-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
Brandon Phillips, Skip Schumaker and Zack Cozart each had two of the Reds' 14 hits in the game, which was delayed 1 hour, 15 minutes by rain in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Schumaker also had three RBIs.
Pittsburgh's Gregory Polanco went 2 for 4 and became the second player in Pirates' history — joining Spencer Adams (1923) — to have a hit in each of his first eight major league games.
Edinson Volquez (4-6) was tagged for eight runs in 2 2-3 innings.