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Mychal Givens earned his eighth save Thursday against the Pirates, walking two and striking out two in one inning.
The Reds turned right back to Givens, who took the loss Wednesday. Despite issuing two walks, he finished the scoreless inning. He remains the closer to roster in Cincinnati.
Mychal Givens (3-3) took the loss Wednesday against the Pirates, allowing one run on one hit and one walk in 0.2 innings.
Givens entered in the ninth in a tie game and allowed a run after allowing a double and a walk. Givens likely still has a grip on the closer's role in Cincinnati, as he's been very consistent this season.
Mychal Givens earned the save Friday against the Cardinals, allowing one hit and striking out two in one inning.
Givens has definitely emerged as the top closer candidate for the Reds. Since joining the team in July, Givens is 7-for-8 in save opportunities. In 45.2 innings this season, he has a 2.76 ERA and 49 strikeouts.
Mychal Givens picked up his sixth save Tuesday against the Cubs, allowing one hit and striking out one.
Givens retired the side without much trouble on Tuesday, and he's converted each save chance he's gotten this season. In 43.2 innings, he holds a 2.89 ERA and 1.33 WHIP.
Mychal Givens got the save Saturday against the Tigers, allowing one hit and striking out one in one inning.
Givens worked around a leadoff hit to convert the save. He's become to go-to guy in Cincinnati, as all of his five saves have come since August 5. He has a 2.95 ERA with 46 strikeouts in 42.2 innings this season.