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Reds' bats power rain-shortened win

Reds' bats power rain-shortened win

REDS 7, INDIANS 4 (4 1/2 innings)
at Sarasota, Fla.
Tuesday, March 4

Reds at the plate: The Reds trailed 3-0 before scoring five runs in the bottom of the second. Joey Votto hit an RBI single, Jolbert Cabrera hit a two-run double to right-center field and Ryan Freel drove in two runs with a single before being thrown out at second. Paul Janish hit an RBI infield single in the fourth and Drew Anderson added an RBI single as well.

Indians at the plate: In a three-run second inning, Andy Marte hit a two-run double to center field. Two batters later, Aaron Herr hit an RBI double to left field.

Reds on the mound: Starter Matt Belisle gave up three earned runs and three hits over two innings with one strikeout and a hit batsman. Josh Fogg pitched three innings and allowed one run and one hit with two walks and two strikeouts.

Indians on the mound: Coming off an illness, starter Cliff Lee was limited to one scoreless inning and allowed one hit. Aaron Laffey gave up five earned runs and three hits over two-thirds of an inning.

Grapefruit League records: Reds (3-4), Indians (2-3-1)

Up next: The Reds play the Red Sox at 1:05 p.m. ET Wednesday at Fort Myers. Homer Bailey will start for Cincinnati. The Indians return to Winter Haven to host a 1:05 p.m. game vs. the Braves.

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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