Joey Votto achieves a historic 200 hit and helps the Reds beat the Cubs

Joey Votto helps the Reds to their victory over the Cubs.

JOnathan India hit a home run and produced five runs, Wade Miley worked seven blank innings and the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, they defeated the Chicago Cubs, who are in free fall and suffered their 12th consecutive loss.

Joey Votto, 37, Cincinnati first baseman who has been forceful since the break of the All-Star Game, he had his 2,000th career hit, a solid single in the seventh. Votto had a hitting turn again and drove in a run with another hit. that allowed him to reach the pad during an eight-run offense for the Reds.

Miley (10-4) allowed four hits and struck out seven for the Reds, who are in second place, accumulate nine victories in 13 games and they got within seven and a half games of Milwaukee, which is firmly in the lead in the NL Central.

after one heavy trading activity with players on the deadline last month, the Cubs have lost 12 games in a row for the first time since 2012. Justin Steele took the Cubs’ loss.

For the Cubs, Sergio Alcántara 3-1. Puerto Rican Johneshwy Fargas 3-0. Venezuelan Robison Chirinos 3-1.

For the Reds, Venezuelan Eugenio Suárez 3-0 with 2 runs scored. Dominican Aristides Aquino 4-2 with 3 runs scored and 3 RBIs. Cuban José Barrero 1-0 with 1 scored

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