MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Wade Miley pitched six-hit shot implicit 7 innings, Tyler Naquin homered and extended his large league-leading hitting streak, and the Cincinnati Reds shutout the Miami Marlins 6-0 Friday night.
Miley (11-4) struck retired five, walked 1 and deed a run-scoring double.
The 34-year-old left-hander lowered his ERA to 2.74 and hasn’t mislaid since May 19, a span of 16 starts.
Naquin had 3 hits to agelong his hitting streak to 16 games, the longest existent tally successful the majors. Mike Moustakas besides went heavy for the Reds, who began Friday 2 games up of San Diego for the 2nd NL chaotic card.
Moustakas and Miley had RBI doubles successful a four-run fourth. With Moustakas astatine 2nd and archetypal basal open, the Marlins intentionally walked Max Schrock to look Miley, who deed a hard grounder that bounced wrong the 3rd basal enactment and rolled to the left-field corner.
Schrock and Miley aboriginal scored connected shortstop Miguel Rojas’ throwing mistake for a 5-0 lead.
Cincinnati accrued its vantage connected Moustakas’ solo blast successful the eighth.
Moustakas drove reliever Paul Campbell’s archetypal transportation to the precocious platform successful close for his sixth homer of the season.
Jeff Hoffman relieved Miley and pitched 2 scoreless innings astir 2 walks.
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Naquin gave Cincinnati a speedy pb with his 19th homer, a solo changeable disconnected starter Zach Thompson successful the first.
Thompson (2-6) was lifted for a pinch hitter aft 5 innings. The right-hander allowed 5 runs, six hits, struck retired one, and walked one.
The Reds claimed IF Asdrúbal Cabrera disconnected waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Cabrera, who is expected to articulation the nine Saturday, appeared successful 90 games with Arizona successful 2021 and deed .244 with 7 homers and 40 RBIs.
Marlins: OF Lewis Brinson (left thumb sprain) was kept retired of the lineup Friday arsenic a precaution. Brinson was removed successful the 5th inning of Miami’s crippled against Washington connected Thursday aft helium collided with halfway fielder Bryan De La Cruz portion some chased a alert ball.
RHP Vladimir Gutérrez (9-4, 3.68) volition commencement the 2nd crippled of the bid Saturday, portion the Marlins volition spell with RHP Sandy Alcantara (7-12, 3.35).
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