Cozart hit a two-run homer for Cincinnati, which took two of three this weekend from the Cubs and has won 17 of its past 19 games at Wrigley Field.
Mesoraco had three hits and has at least one in all nine game he’s played this season. He leads the team in RBIs with 11. He missed the first week of the season with a strained oblique. Later in the inning, Bailey helped himself with an RBI single to extend the lead to 3-0.
The Reds have won 10 straight when Bailey faces the Cubs. He is 7-0 in his past 10 outings against Chicago and 5-0 in his past six at Wrigley Field.