A few numbers

4 – Hits in 4 at-bats by Paul Janish – who replaced Joey Votto after his ejection in the first inning – in Sunday’s series finale. HUGE day for Janish, a guy who has not gotten enough playing time and maybe got a little fired up (not that he said anything, but I would’ve been fired up if I were him) when Dusty had Mike Leake hit for himself in the extra-inning loss to Philly.

5 – Number of RBIs Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin had – out of 8 by his team – in the 4-game series against the Reds.

7 – Home runs hit by the Reds in Sunday’s 14-3 win, including 3 by Drew Stubbs.

10 – Wins this season – third best this season in the National League – by Mike Pelfrey, who the Reds have to face Monday in New York. Pelfrey is 3-1 with a 4.73 ERA in six career appearances (five starts) against the Reds.

17 – Runs the Reds scored during the seventh inning of their wins Friday and Sunday against the Cubs – 9 more runs than the Cubs scored in the entire 4-game series.

58 – Consecutive years, according to Mark Wagner (via the radio broadcast from Sunday), in which a National League player ranking in the top five in batting, home runs and RBIs has made the All-Star team. Votto would be the first since 1952.

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