Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning against Cleveland at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, the first of four straight wins for the Reds. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI - There was a big pot of chicken soup in the dining area of the Cincinnati Reds' clubhouse on Wednesday. Several players were in the trainer's room getting intravenous fluids.
A day after a stomach virus went through the team, the Reds were starting to feel better.
The Reds were still missing shortstop Zack Cozart and had to change their pitching plans for the second game of a series against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. Mat Latos started in place of Mike Leake, who was weak after not eating for a day. Cozart was out for the second straight game.
Cincinnati won the series opener 7-1 on Tuesday night behind Johnny Cueto's complete game and a homer by Joey Votto, who played even though he felt ill.
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