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Reds Keep Rolling, Sweep Pirates 11-4
By The Associated Press
CINCINNATI - Tyler Naquin hit another leadoff home run and the high-scoring Cincinnati Reds kept rolling, backing Luis Castillo to rout the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-4 for their fifth straight win.

The Reds have started a season 5-1 for the first time since 2016.

They outscored the Pirates 30-8 in the three-game series sweep.

Their 56 runs are the most in Reds franchise history through the first six games of a season.

The 1976 Big Red Machine scored 51 en route to a second straight championship.  

Naquin hit a leadoff homer for the second straight day.

Nick Castellanos, Tyler Stephenson and Aristides Aquino also homered for the Reds.

Published 08:19 PM, Wednesday Apr. 07, 2021
Updated 08:37 PM, Wednesday Apr. 07, 2021

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