Romano gave up three hits and one run in the Reds win. The Enquirer/John Fay
Adam Duvall is hopeful that his first-inning home run against the Miami Marlins on Friday night was a sign of progress.
Maybe a chance to turn the page on an abysmal start to the season at the plate. He was hitless in his previous nine at-bats. After hitting 30-plus home runs in the past two seasons, he’s up to five in 31 games.
“It felt good to just barrel up a ball,” said Duvall, who entered Saturday night with a .167 batting average and .380 slugging percentage.
Duvall extended his arms on a 90 mph fastball from Marlins starter Wei-Yin Chen, lifting the ball over the wall in right-field for an opposite-field home run. He hit five homers to right field last year.
“I haven’t been able to really drive the ba...Read More