Cincinnati Reds defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 7-2

CINCINNATI -- Center fielder/philosopher Colby Rasmus described Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo's assortment as "doo-doo" and "a bunch of slop" following the Reds' 7-2 takedown of the Cardinals Sunday afternoon at Great American Ball Park.

True enough, though Arroyo might characterize it differently. Arroyo stiffed the Cardinals for the second time this season, vaulting the Reds into sole possession of first place for the first time since April 17, 2007 ...