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Votto helps Reds beat Pirates 13-1 to stay in playoff race

CINCINNATI (AP) Joey Votto homered twice and drove in four runs, and the Cincinnati Reds pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-1 on Wednesday to stay alive in the race for the second NL wild card.

Nick Castellanos, rookie Jonathan India and Eugenio Suarez also connected as Cincinnati (82-75) posted its fourth straight victory, clinching a second straight winning season. Castellanos had five RBIs, and India finished with four hits and scored four times.

"I'd be lying if I said Nick and I weren't competing. Competition is in our nature. When he drives in runs it doesn't affect me. I still have my chances," Votto said. "I'm taking more chances and with that comes more outs but I knew I could hit more home runs and drive in more runs."

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Leaders
AVG: B. Reynolds.293
HR: B. Reynolds24
RBI: B. Reynolds88
SB: K. Hayes9
W: C. Stratton6
Saves: C. Stratton6
K: J. Brubaker129
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Milwaukee 9462.603-
St. Louis 8769.5587
Cincinnati 8275.52212.5
Chi Cubs 6789.42927
Pittsburgh 5898.37236
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .234 (27)
Runs: 578 (30)
Hits: 1197 (28)
Home Runs: 121 (30)
Stolen Bases: 58 (20)
OBP: .307 (23)
SLG: .362 (30)
Total Bases: 1850 (30)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.05 (28)
Runs Allowed: 788 (26)
Saves: 23 (29)
Strikeouts: 1253 (24)
OpBA: .258 (26)
OBP: .339 (29)
SLG: .443 (25)
Run Support: 3.90 (30)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/27 K. Keller Called Up from Minors
9/27 L. Oviedo Placed on 10-Day IL (Right shoulder strain)
9/26 D. Bednar Removed From 10-Day IL (Right oblique strain)
9/26 K. Keller Sent to Minors
9/24 D. Peters Placed on 10-Day IL (Lower back strain)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/24 D. Peters Lower back strain (on 10-day IL)
9/20 J. Stallings Concussion (on 7-day IL)
9/19 B. Wilson Strained right hamstring (on 60-day IL)
9/14 D. Bednar Right oblique strain (10-day IL)
9/11 S. Brault Left lat strain (on 60-day IL)
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