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Sport Pitcher Anthony DeSclafani hits grand slam, Reds rout Cubs

03:10  24 june  2018
03:10  24 june  2018 Source:   ap.org

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Anthony DeSclafani hit the first grand slam by a Cincinnati pitcher in 59 years, helping the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 11-2 on Saturday for their sixth consecutive victory. It was Cincinnati's third slam in five days and major league-leading seventh of the season, two short of the record set in 2002.

Anthony DeSclafani hit the first grand slam by a Cincinnati pitcher in 59 years, helping the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 11-2 on Saturday for The last Reds pitcher to hit a grand slam was Bob Purkey against the Cubs on Aug. 1, 1959. Tucker Barnhart and Joey Votto also went deep in front of

Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)© The Associated Press Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI — Anthony DeSclafani hit the first grand slam by a Cincinnati pitcher in 59 years, helping the last-place Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 11-2 on Saturday for their sixth consecutive victory.

It was Cincinnati's third slam in five days and major league-leading seventh of the season, two short of the record set in 2002. The last Reds pitcher to hit a grand slam was Bob Purkey against the Cubs on Aug. 1, 1959.

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Anthony DeSclafani hit the first grand slam by a Cincinnati pitcher in 59 years, helping the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 11-2 on Saturday for their sixth consecutive victory. Cincinnati Reds ' Anthony DeSclafani (28) celebrates with Eugenio Suarez (7) after hitting a grand slam off Chicago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani hit the first grand slam by a Cincinnati pitcher in 59 years, helping the last-place Reds beat the Chicago Cubs The Reds matched their longest win streak of the season and won a third straight game against the Cubs for the first time since winning five in a row in

BOX SCORE: REDS 11, CUBS 2

Tucker Barnhart and Joey Votto also went deep in front of a crowd of 36,818, Cincinnati's largest since opening day. Votto hit a three-run shot off backup catcher Chris Gimenez in the eighth.

The Reds matched their longest win streak of the season and won a third straight game against the Cubs for the first time since winning five in a row in 2014.

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