Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Cueto has been in a groove as of late and it continued on Saturday in a stellar outing against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Cueto (3-2) hurled eight innings of two-run ball with 10 strikeouts to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-2 win over the Brewers in the third matchup of a four-game set.
The 28-year-old Dominican has allowed just three earned runs with 37 strikeouts in 34 innings over his last four starts. He's allowed three hits in all four outings en route to three victories.
Bryan Pena had two RBI for the Reds, while Cueto, Ryan Ludwick and Todd Frazier each drove in a run apiece in the win.
Aramis Ramirez and Mark Reynolds each hit solo homers for the Brewers, who dropped two of three in the set heading into Sunday's series finale.
Milwaukee starter Yovani Gallardo (2-1) was tagged for four runs on nine hits over six innings with just one strikeout.