CINCINNATI (AP) - Ryan Hanigan hit a tie breaking double during a wacky seventh-inning rally on Saturday, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 5-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves, who lost leadoff hitter Martin Prado to injury but made a trade to upgrade their outfield and bullpen.
Center field was the problem in this one. Hanigan doubled to the wall in center off Jair Jurrjens (3-4), who has yet to win on the road. Two runs scored while Melky Cabrera chased the ball to the wall. When the outfielder turned and threw quickly, the ball slipped from his hand and rolled across the outfield, allowing the catcher to chug home.
Bronson Arroyo (11-6) gave up five hits in seven innings against a struggling offense now missing its most productive hitter.