Chapman pitches five strong innings for Reds
PHOENIX- Aroldis Chapman pitched five strong innings and hit a run-scoring double as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 on Thursday.
Trying to earn a spot in the Reds' rotation after relieving last year, Chapman gave up two runs on seven hits and struck out six. He did not issue a walk for his second straight game, covering 10 innings.
Brewers left-hander Randy Wolf gave up 12 hits and seven runs.
Ryan Ludwick and Todd Frazier each had three hits Juan Francisco homered.