Zack Cozart totals five RBI in Cubs series
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11:31 am ET) Reds shortstop Zack Cozart totaled a season-high three hits during an 8-2 win Sunday against the Cubs. Among his three hits were an RBI double in the fourth inning and two-run homer in the seventh inning.

Cozart, who scored twice, had his first home run of the season Sunday. He totaled five RBI in the three-game series at Chicago.


Todd Frazier has nine runs in his last seven games
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11:28 am ET) Reds third baseman Todd Frazier had a single, double, one RBI and two runs during Sunday's game against the Cubs. It was the fourth time in his last seven games Frazier accounted for two runs.

Frazier is batting just .179 (5 for 28) in his last seven games, but he has two doubles, two home runs, five RBI and nine runs in that span.


Jay Bruce hits safely in five of last six games
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11:24 am ET) Reds outfielder Jay Bruce doubled and homered during an 8-2 win Sunday against the Cubs. Bruce's third home run of the season was a solo shot off Jose Veras leading off the seventh inning.

Bruce, who scored twice and struck out twice Sunday, has hit safely in five of his last six games. He is batting .333 (7 for 21) with one home run, two RBI, three doubles, nine runs, seven walks and one stolen base in his last six games.


Neil Walker has five home runs in last 10 games
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11:11 am ET) Pirates second baseman Neil Walker snapped a 1-for-15 slump with a 3-for-6 performance Sunday against the Brewers.

Walker's first hit of the afternoon was a solo home run off Marco Estrada with two outs in the fourth inning, putting Pittsburgh up 1-0. Walker added a single in the bottom of the eighth and a single in the bottom of the 13th inning.

Walker has six home runs, with five coming in his last 10 games. He is slugging .513 through 19 games.


Mark Reynolds homers in two straight games
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11:02 am ET) Brewers outfielder Mark Reynolds homered for the second straight game Sunday at Pittsburgh. Reynolds had a one-out double in the fifth inning before he led off the eighth inning with a solo home run off Gerrit Cole, which tied the game at 1.

Reynolds, who started all four games at first base against Pittsburgh, hit .333 (5 for 15) with one double, two home runs and two RBI during the series. He also had one walk, three runs and three strikeouts. 

Reynolds has five home runs and is slugging .558 through 15 games. However, he is batting just .231 with 20 strikeouts.


Khris Davis' first home run proves to be game winner
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10:55 am ET) Brewers outfielder Khris Davis totaled three hits, including the go-ahead home run, during a 3-2 win in 14 innings Sunday at Pittsburgh. Davis other two hits were singles and he struck out twice in six at-bats.

Davis put the Brewers ahead 3-2 when he led off the top of the 14th inning with a solo home run off Jeanmar Gomez. Francisco Rodriguez picked up the save in the bottom of the inning to secure the 3-2 win.

Davis entered Sunday's game mired in a 2-for-24 slump over his previous seven games. He had just one RBI in that span. Sunday's home run was his first of the season.


Ryan Braun connects for three home runs over the weekend
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10:50 am ET) A day after producing his second multi-homer game of the season, Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun connected for his sixth home run Sunday at Pittsburgh. Braun tied the game at 2 in the ninth inning with a one-out solo home run off Pirates closer Jason Grilli.

Braun finished the 14-inning game 2 for 5 with one walk. He is batting .370 (20 for 54) with a .796 slugging percentage and 1.193 OPS in his last 13 games. He has one triple, three doubles, six home runs, 14 RBI and 15 runs in that span.


Jason Heyward collects three hits vs. Mets
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10:43 am ET) Braves outfielder Jason Heyward tied a season high with three hits Sunday against the Mets. It was just his third multi-hit game in 17 appearances.

Heyward had a single in the first inning, an RBI double in the fifth inning and another single in the seventh inning. He scored once, struck out twice and was caught stealing.


Jameson Taillon doing well after undergoing elbow surgery
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10:39 am ET) Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said starting pitcher prospect Jameson Taillon is doing well after undergoing Tommy John surgery April 9. Taillon will miss the rest of the 2014 season.

"Early rehab is great, he's getting range of motion back, all positive so far," Huntington said, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.


Jose Lobaton totals season-high three hits
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10:24 am ET) Nationals catcher Jose Lobaton connected for a season-high three hits Sunday against the Cardinals. All three hits were singles.

Lobaton is batting .273 (6 for 22) in his last six games. He has one RBI, one walk, two doubles, two runs and seven strikeouts in that span.


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