CINCINNATI (AP) - Joey Votto drove in a pair of runs with a single and a triple on Friday night, and Bronson Arroyo recovered from his roughest outing of the season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-2 victory over the San Diego Padres.
The Reds have won three straight since getting embarrassed by the St. Louis Cardinals at home last weekend, dropping games by scores of 13-3 and 15-2.
Arroyo (10-9) took the loss in that first game against the Cardinals, giving up seven runs in a season-low 3 2-3 innings. He was back on his game against San Diego, allowing only four hits in seven innings, including Logan Forsythe's solo homer.
Votto drove in the first two runs off Andrew Cashner (8-6), ending the right-hander's streak of three straight wins. Brandon Phillips added a two-run homer off Tim Stauffer.
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