Cincinnati Reds: Tony Cingrani gets roughed up in 8-5 loss to San Francisco Giants

Scoreless streak ends; losing streak goes on

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Reds lefty Tony Cingrani had pitched seven shutout innings this spring until Buster Posey and the Giants came up in the third inning Tuesday.

Posey hit a three-run homer and Cingrani gave up six runs and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings in the Reds' 8-5 loss.

Cingrani also gave up a two-run homer to Ehire Adrianza.

It was the ninth loss in 10 games for the Reds (4-11).

Giants starter Tim Hudson didn't fare much better than Cingrani. He gave up four runs and five hits in 3 2/3.

Skip Schumaker, starting in left field, doubled and hit a solo home run off Hudson. He is hitting .550 this spring.

Billy Hamilton (.313) doubled and walked.

Todd Frazier (.263) hit a two-run double in the first. 

Posey (.412) added an RBI double and a single as the Giants (8-5) overcame a 3-0 deficit.


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