Reds Shutout Rockies in First of Four Game Series

The Cincinnati Reds ended their 3 game losing streak with a 6-0 shutout win over the Colorado Rockies in the first of a four game series last night at Great American Ballpark.

Lefty Andrew Abbott got the win with no runs,  3 hits, 2 walks and 8 strikeouts in 7 innings. 

Reds rookie Rece Hinds made his major league debut last night and had a double and hit his first big league home run that went 449 feet. 

With his 45th stolen base this season, Elly De La Cruz has broken the Reds franchise record for most stolen bases before the All Star Break.

The Reds are now 43-48, 10 games back of the Milwaukee Brewers, in 4th place in the NL Central.

The Reds continue with 6 more games in the 10 game home stand leading up to the All Star Break that begins on July 15.  

They will play 3 more against the Rockies starting tonight.

Game times will be tonight and Wednesday night at 7:10 and a 1:10 day game on Thursday.  

The Reds will then play 3 against the Marlins this coming weekend before the All Star break.  

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