Reds rally for 7-5 win over sloppy Cubs - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Reds rally for 7-5 win over sloppy Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) - Reliever Kerry Wood's throwing error let two runs score and Chris Heisey followed with a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning that sent the Cincinnati Reds over the sloppy Chicago Cubs 7-5 on a wet Tuesday night.

The Cubs self-destructed with four errors in a steady rain. All seven of Cincinnati's runs were unearned.

Wood (1-3) threw wide of third while trying to get a forceout on Ryan Hanigan's sacrifice bunt, allowing the catcher to go all the way to third base while the tying runs scored.

Heisey put the Reds ahead and Joey Votto added an RBI double. The Reds won for the 11th time in 13 games, sweeping the two-game series.

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