Nationals Vs. Reds: Washington Falls Victim To The Big Bat Of Cincinnati's Joey Votto

With two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, the bases loaded and with the Washington Nationals holding on to a slim, 6-5 lead, Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto -- down to his last strike -- changed all that with one swing of the bat.

Votto crushed a Henry Rodriguez 4-seam fastball to center field for a walk-off grand slam, giving the Reds the victory by a final score of 9-6. The home run was Votto's fifth of the season.

The loss snaps Washington's three-game winning streak and helped the Reds avoid the weekend sweep.

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