Homer Bailey struck out four and walked one in 7 1/3 innings. (David Kohl/AP)
By Mark Sheldon / MLB.com
Joey Votto was ejected after arguing a called third strike in his first at-bat, and it must have sparked his teammates. Brandon Phillips launched a three-run home run in the very next at-bat, and Jonny Gomes (two blasts) and Edwin Encarnacion each went deep to support a strong Homer Bailey.
a-Flied out for Geer in the 5th. b-Flied out for Mujica in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Gonzalez, Ad (13, Bailey, H), Blanks (5, Bailey, H). 3B: Cabrera,
E (4, Rhodes). HR: Cabrera, E (1, 6th inning off Bailey, H, 0 on, 1 out), Gonzalez, Ad (26, 6th inning
off Bailey, H, 0 on, 1 out), Kouzmanoff (14, 9th inning off Cordero, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Gonzalez, Ad
6; Cabrera, E 7; Kouzmanoff 4; Blanks 2; Rodriguez, L 2. RBI: Rodriguez, L (13), Cabrera, E (13),
Gonzalez, Ad (56), Kouzmanoff (54). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, Ad. Team
RISP: 2-for-6. Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING SB: Blanks (1, 2nd base off Bailey,