Stat Line of the Night — 8/20/2013 — Justin Morneau
Stat Line of the Night — 8/21/2013 — Shin Soo-Choo
The Cincinnati Reds entered Wendesday with a five-game lead over the Arizona Diamondbacks for the final Wild Card spot in the National League, and they came out of Wednesday with a six-game league over the D-Backs, thanks in large part to Shin Soo-Choo‘s performance at the plate.
The Reds’ center fielder went 4-for-5 at the dish with a homer, double, three runs and three RBIs, as Cincy slugged their way to a 10-7 victory over Arizona at the Great American Ballpark.
With the win, the Reds not only increase their lead in the Wild Card race, but they also move to within 2.5 games of the Pittsburgh Pirates for top spot in the NL Central. As for Shin Soo-Choo, he earns “The Stat Line of the Night” for Wednesday, August 21, 2013.