Turns out, all the Cincinnati Reds needed for a win in New York was a little role reversal.
Simon pitched seven impressive innings and began the go-ahead rally with his second career hit and Parra got the final six outs for his first career save, helping the Reds beat the Mets 2-1 Sunday to salvage a win in the three-game series.
Simon started the Reds’ go-ahead rally in the sixth by lacing a line drive over Murphy’s head. Chris Heisey, in the lineup for Billy Hamilton, who has a jammed left middle finger, and Brandon Phillips each singled to load the bases.
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