Cincinnati Reds' Zack Cozart (2) celebrates his three-run home run with Jay Bruce, center and Joey Votto (19) during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 09, 2015
CINCINNATI (AP) Joey Votto has homered three times against the Philadelphia Phillies, matching Johnny Bench as the only Cincinnati Reds players to hit that many in a game three times.
Votto had solo shots off Aaron Harang - who gave up four homers in all - and added a two-run blast in the seventh inning off Dustin McGowan. Votto has 13 homers totall this season.
It's the 11th multi-homer game of Votto's career and his second this season.
Zack Cozart and Todd Frazier also hit home runs off Harang. The Reds pulled ahead 9-2 and matched their season high for homers.
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