Big 4th Inning Lifts the Houston Astros to a 10-4 Victory over the Cincinnati Reds
The Houston Astros used a six-run fourth inning to defeat the Cincinnati Reds 10-4 Tuesday night at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati.
The Astros sent 10 batters to the plate in their big fourth inning as starting pitcher J.A. Happ drove in a run in the biggest inning of the season for the Astros who improve to 12-17 on the season while the Reds who fall below .500 at 14-15.
Happ (2-4) earned the victory pitching 6 1/3 giving up four runs on eight hits ending his three game losing streak on the mound while Mike Leake was chased in the six-run fourth inning giving up seven runs in the game overall.