• Entering Monday, the Reds had allowed only one unearned run this season, which was best in the Majors. The team had only seven errors, which was one more than the MLB-leading Astros with six.
• Since April 13, the Reds were leading the Majors with 46 runs, a .313 average, .379 on-base percentage and a .522 slugging percentage. Joey Votto moved into the second spot in the lineup on April 12.
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