Reds Blank Cards

Homer Bailey and two relievers helped the Reds blank the Cards, 1-0, in the second of four games at Great American Ball Park. The Cardinals dropped two games behind Pittsburgh and a game-and-a-half ahead of the Reds in the NL Central. Matt Carpenter had the only two hits for the Cards. Michael Wacha pitched six shutout innings and reliever Seth Maness took the loss.