610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

Sports

Game 2: Astros Blow 9th-Inning Lead To Reds

By ROBERT HENSLEE
View Comments
(credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

(credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8PHOTOS: The Bikini: from the '50s to Now

77820352_8Meet The 6-10s

77820352_8Best 7 Events At The Astrodome

77820352_8World Cup's Hottest Fans

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8Is Chandler Parsons Dating A Kardashian??

77820352_8Nicki Minaj's Booty Takes Over Her Album Cover

77820352_8The Worst Things You Can Do On A First Date

77820352_8Local Gas Station Clerk/MMA Fighter Takes Down Thieves

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

Chalk another loss up for the Astros bullpen.  Brandon Lyon blew a 2-0 lead in the 9th and the Astros lost 3-2 to the Reds.

Aneury Rodriguez and four relievers had only given up one hit in 8 shutout innings before Lyoncame on to start the 9th.  Lyon walked the first batter and gave up four consecutive hits without getting an out.  Beaumont’s Jay Bruce delivered the final blow, an RBI double down the right field line, ending the Astros season-best winning streak at 3 games.

Photos From The Game

That’s Lyon’s fourth blown save this year. He only had two last year, his first as an Astro.  Manager Brad Mills, when asked aboutLyon’s future as the team’s closer, would not discuss the possibility of making a change.  Mills said 10 minutes after the game is not the time to make those sorts of decisions.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus