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MIAMI -- Todd Frazier had a season-high four hits Sunday, including three on one good foot. http://www.officialauthenticraidersstore.com/authentic-menelik-watson-jersey.html . Frazier hobbled after being spiked on his left foot on a play at first base in the third inning, but he stayed in the game to help the Cincinnati Reds break out of an offensive slump and beat the Miami Marlins 7-3. Afterward, Frazier was smiling even though he said his foot was throbbing. The Reds improved to 5-11 since the All-Star break and scored more than five runs for the first time during that stretch. "Everybody did a good job manufacturing runs," Frazier said. "We were hitting singles. We do have the power, but it goes to show you that we know how to get runs in doing little stuff." Cincinnati totalled 15 hits, all but one a single. Billy Hamilton scored three times and Devin Mesoraco hit a two-run single as the Reds built a 7-1 advantage -- the sort of cushion unfamiliar to them lately. "It was great to get the separation and build the lead," manager Bryan Price said. "Its nice to have some wiggle room. Its a lot more fun." Mike Leake (9-9) struggled with his control but allowed only one run in six innings to help the Reds take three of four games in Miami. They are 4 1/2 games behind NL Central leader Milwaukee. "Were still in this," Leake said. "Weve still got a chance. Its up to us if we want to bear down and make it good year, or we want to throw it in." The Marlins managed only eight runs and 24 hits in the series, and theyve lost to Cincinnati in eight of their past nine games. Jacob Turner (4-7), starting in place of injured right-hander Henderson Alvarez, allowed five runs in four innings. That hiked his ERA to 5.97. "I just couldnt locate the fastball," Turner said. "I left too many pitches over the middle. When youre doing that on 2-0 counts, its a tough way to pitch." Zack Cozarts two-out RBI single in the second put Cincinnati ahead. In the third inning, Hamilton and Jay Bruce each singled, stole second and scored. Bruce singled home Hamilton and scored on a double by Ryan Ludwick. Two-out, run-scoring singles by Hamilton and Frazier in the fourth made it 5-0. The Reds went 7 for 18 with runners in scoring position. Garrett Jones hit his 12th homer for the Marlins, who totalled five hits. They went 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position. A MIXED AFTERNOON Giancarlo Stanton, the NL leader in home runs and RBIs, struck out four times for the second Sunday in a row. But he also robbed Kristopher Negron of an RBI extra-base hit when he made a long run for an over-the-shoulder catch near the right-field foul pole in the second inning. LEAKES DAY Leake improved to 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA in three career starts against Miami. He allowed only three hits but walked four. The right-hander escaped a bases-loaded, none-out jam in the third without allowing a run. Jordany Valdespin hit into a forceout, Stanton struck out and Casey McGehee grounded out. "Not my best stuff, but I was able to throw some pitches when I needed to," Leake said. TRAINERS ROOM First baseman Frazier found himself in an awkward position when he couldnt find the base with his left foot, and Valdespin stepped on it. "Im lucky -- he could have taken my ankle right out," Frazier said. "He had no room to get to the bag." Frazier came away limping, which earned him a visit from the trainer and Price. "With as many injuries as weve had over the course of the year, I said, boy, not one more," Price said. "We avoided disaster there." ON DECK The Reds open a four-game series at Cleveland on Monday when Alfredo Simon (12-6, 2.84 ERA) pitches against Corey Kluber (11-6, 2.61). Simon is 0-3 since his first All-Star selection. The Reds have lost their past nine games in Cleveland, and theyre 0-5 on the road against American League teams this year. The Marlins are off Monday and open a three-game series at Pittsburgh on Tuesday when Brad Hand (2-3, 4.15) pitches against Charlie Morton (5-10, 3.54). Miami has lost six consecutive games in Pittsburgh. http://www.officialauthenticraidersstore.com/authentic-darren-mcfadden-jersey.html . The modernizing moves have long been regarded by FIFAs anti-corruption advisers as an essential step to change the scandal-hit governing bodys culture. http://www.officialauthenticraidersstore.com/authentic-james-jones-jersey.html .ca presents its latest weekly power rankings for the 2013-14 Barclays Premier League season.SOCHI, Russia – No player entered the Olympics on more of a roll than Phil Kessel. And that scorching performance kept right on going on the grand stage here in Sochi. Kessel scored once and added two assists as the Americans opened their bid at gold redemption with a 7-1 rout of Slovakia at Shayba Arena. "Hes on fire," said Leaf and American teammate James van Riemsdyk, who had two assists paired with Kessel and Joe Pavelski at the outset of the Olympic tournament. "The game I think is coming to him really easy right now. Hes working hard, creating a lot and he seems to be on fire." Kessel has been downright dominant since the calendar turned to 2014. The 26-year-old has a league-leading 28 points since Jan. 1 (John Tavares is second with 22), vaulting to fourth in NHL scoring with 65 points, also second behind Alex Ovechkin with 31 goals. Sizzling through the hottest stretch of his NHL career, he led the Leafs to 11 wins in 14 games before the Olympic break. "Hes a game-breaker, does a lot of things out there that a lot of guys cant do,&quoot; van Riemsdyk said of Kessel shortly after landing in Russia. http://www.officialauthenticraidersstore.com/authentic-george-blanda-jersey.html.  Kessel has, in one game mind you, exceeded the production he managed in totality at his first Olympics in Vancouver. Then just 22, he managed a mere two points (one goal, one assist) in six games as the US fell just short of gold, losing in overtime of the gold medal game. "Obviously that was a long time ago the last one," said Kessel of 2010. "Im a little older now." Dropping a pass to John Carlson for the games first goal, Kessel notched his first marker of the tournament on a doorstep feed from van Riemsdyk. He added a helper on the fourth American goal from David Backes. Van Riemsdyk, his linemate and roommate here in Sochi, fully expected to be nervous when his first-ever Olympic tilt kicked off, but said the nerves cooled being around the increasingly steady Kessel. "I dont know if he knows hes doing it, but he keeps it very light," said van Riemsdyk. "The bigger the stage, I think thats when his true colours come out. It shows how good of a player he can be." Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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