Anthony DeSclafani allowed one run in seven innings, Scott Schebler was 4 for 5 with a homer, and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-5 on Monday night. First baseman Joey Votto also homered for Cincinnati, which took the opener of the team’s annual battle for the Ohio Cup and sent the AL Central leaders to their third straight loss. DeSclafani (4-1) held the Indians to just five hits. Cincinnati improved to 9-2 against American League teams and is 37-36 since interim manager Jim Riggleman replaced Bryan Price on April 19. Game 2 of this 3 game inter-league series is set for tonight in Cleveland. Game time is set for 7:10 PM and available on WKYH 99.3 FM and AM 600.
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