With the score tied at 1, the Padres loaded the bases with no outs against Harvey in the second, on singles by rookie Franmil Reyes and Freddy Galvis, and a walk by A.J. Ellis. Manuel Margot hit a two-run double down the right-field line. Lauer followed with a sacrifice fly for his first RBI and Travis Jankowski added an RBI single.
Harvey allowed five runs, four earned, and six hits in five innings, struck out three and walked one.
The Padres added on against the Reds’ bullpen when they opened the seventh with five straight singles. Eric Hosmer drove in one run and Matt Szczur had a two-run base hit.
Padres left-hander Jose Castillo struck out the side in the eighth in his major league debut. The 22-year-old Castillo was acquired along with Wil Myers from Tampa Bay in a three-team, 11-player trade on Dec. 18, 2014. He became the ninth Padres player — and seventh pitcher — to debut this season.
Cincinnati’s Scott Schebler homered on Phil Hughes’ first pitch of the ninth. It was his seventh.
The Reds placed Homer Bailey on the 10-day disabled list with right knee inflammation and reinstated RHP Austin Brice (mid-back) from the DL. … Billy Hamilton started in CF a night after slamming into the padded fence while tracking Freddy Galvis’ two-run triple with two outs in the ninth of the Reds’ 7-2 win.
Reds: RHP Luis Castillo (4-5, 5.49) is scheduled to start the series finale Sunday. The Reds have won four of his last five starts and he has won three of his last four decisions.
Padres: RHP Tyson Ross (4-3, 3.29) is 4-0 with a 1.20 ERA in five appearances, including four starts, against the Reds.