Todd Frazier and Brandon Phillips homered and drove in three runs each, as the last-place Cincinnati Reds beat the Cardinals 11-0, Thursday night as the Cardinals open their longest trip this season. St. Louis will play ten games in the next 11 days.
Jaime Garcia fell to 8-5. He lasted a season-low 4.1 innings and gave up six runs. He was 5-0 in seven starts since losing to the Reds on July 28. Cincinnati chased Garcia in a four-run fifth that included RBI doubles by Votto and Frazier. Phillips and Bruce each had a sac fly.
Former Royals prospect John Lamb, who came over to the Reds in the Johnny Cueto deal won his first major league game. Lamb walked six, struck out six and gave up three hits in five innings. The Cardinals finished with five hits on the night.