GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp both homered as the Reds played to a 5-5 tie in opposition to the Cleveland Indians on Monday at Goodyear Ballpark.

Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani allowed just one run on 4 hits in 3 ⅓ innings, striking out two. Kemp hit his third homer, tied for the crew lead, in the fifth inning off the deck in ideal subject. The Reds have a 4-10-3 report.

3 observations

1. Michael Lorenzen’s very first spring instruction recreation in center subject last but not least arrived in the sixth inning Monday. José Ramirez, the very first batter with Lorenzen in center, smacked a double off the wall in ideal-center. Throughout the seventh inning, Lorenzen line generate one to remaining-center and he unsuccessfully attempted to throw out Eric Stamets, who went from very first to third on the engage in.

Lorenzen pitched a scoreless inning, striking out two, prior to playing center subject. He struck out on a 2-2 pitch in his lone at-bat in opposition to Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger. “It was a wonderful day,” manager David Bell stated. “No. 1, he pitched a wonderful inning. It was just fantastic for him to get out there.”

2. Puig rocketed a -2 pitch from Indians starter Corey Kluber in excess of the wall in remaining subject for his next dwelling run of the spring. Puig drew a stroll in his third at-bat, raising his on-foundation percentage to .423 in 10 spring instruction online games.

3. In the box rating, Scooter Gennett’s next-inning at-bat will go down as a two-out, two-run double to remaining subject. It was substantially wackier than that. Gennett hit a two-out floor ball to third foundation, which deflected off the bag in excess of the head of Indians third baseman José Ramirez into foul territory in shallow remaining subject. José Iglesias scored from very first on the engage in.

Estimate of the day

“I failed to even actually get a opportunity to mirror on the inning (pitched) a minimal bit. The moment I was completed playing the subject, I went to D.J. (pitching coach Derek Johnson) and I was like, ‘All ideal, we can speak pitching now.'” – Michael Lorenzen soon after playing his very first recreation in center subject. 

Up Following

Tuesday – The Reds will have two break up-squad night online games. Luis Castillo (-2, 17.36) will start out in opposition to the Padres at 9:05 p.m. at Goodyear Ballpark (Radio: WLW-700). Tyler Mahle (-, .00) will start out in opposition to the Cubs at 10:05 p.m. at Sloan Park in Mesa.