• The Reds drew 197,598 fans to Great American Ball Park for the first six-game homestand, which is a new stadium record. It broke the previous first-homestand record of 173,296 set during the ballpark's inaugural 2003 season. The franchise record is 210,896 fans, set at Cinergy Field in 2000.
• Triple-A Louisville lefty starter Tony Cingrani, who struck out 14 in his six-scoreless innings season debut, was named Monday as the International League's pitcher of the week.
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