• The power keeps on coming for the Reds' lineup. Joey Votto's homer was the only hit the Reds got in the 8-1 loss on Thursday, but that meant Cincinnati had hit roundtrippers in six straight games.
• Baker said no new news on Johnny Cueto (DL, lat muscle) except that he's working really hard to get back and better.
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