Frazier doubles home 2, Reds beat Cubs 9-1 in DH opener

By JOE KAY
AP Sports Writer

CINCINNATI (AP) - Todd Frazier extended his post-derby surge with three more hits, including a two-run double, and the Cincinnati Reds used a big first inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Wednesday in the opening game of a day-night doubleheader.

Frazier won the All-Star Home Run Derby at Great American Ball Park, then went into an 0-for-10 slump. After getting a day off last Sunday, the third baseman is 6 for 12 with a homer and six RBIs.

Joey Votto added a solo homer off Kyle Hendricks (4-5), who gave up four runs while facing nine batters in the first inning. Billy Hamilton singled with the bases loaded in the seventh off Yoervis Medina as the Reds pulled away.

Mike Leake (8-5), who could be traded by the end of the month, allowed four hits in eight innings, including Kyle Schwarber's RBI single.

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