Cards anemic against Reds
Wainwright's strong start wasted by another hapless effort from the St. Louis lineup
Mat Latos outpitched Adam Wainwright, extending his scoreless innings streak to 17, and the Cincinnati Reds got an RBI apiece from Joey Votto and Xavier Paul in a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
Aroldis Chapman worked a perfect ninth for his sixth save in six chances.
Yadier Molina had an RBI double off Jonathan Broxton that produced the Cardinals' first run in 17 innings.
Wainwright (4-2) trailed just six pitches in after Shin-soo Choo doubled on his first offering, advanced on a sacrifice and scored on Votto's single. Over his final six innings, the right-hander gave up three hits and one run.
Wainwright walked two, one intentionally, after issuing just one in 37 1-3 innings his first five starts.
Latos (2-0) worked around five hits and three walks in his sixth quality start in as many outings this season.
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