Raisel Iglesias limited the Cubs to two runs and struck out 10 batters over seven innings Wednesday in the Reds' 8-5 afternoon victory at Wrigley Field.
Joey Votto went 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in the Reds' win over the Cubs on Wednesday.
Anthony DeSclafani allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings, taking a no-decision in Tuesday's loss to the Cubs.
Joey Votto went 2-for-3 with a walk, an RBI double, and a solo home run, but the Reds were bested by the Cubs on Tuesday.
Reds designated RHP Dylan Axelrod for assignment.
Reds recalled RHP Carlos Contreras from Triple-A Louisville.
Reds purchased the contract of C Ramon Cabrera from Triple-A Louisville.
Aroldis Chapman recorded the final five outs of Monday's 13-6 win against the Cubs to earn his 26th save.
Michael Lorenzen gave up five runs in 4 2/3 innings but took a no-decision as the Reds overpowered the Cubs on Monday.
Joey Votto reached base four times in Monday's win versus the Cubs, improving his second-half on-base percentage to .577.
Reds RHP prospect Tyler Mahle surrendered one run over six innings Sunday in a win for Low-A Dayton.
Reds recalled 1B Adam Duvall from Triple-A Louisville.
Reds placed OF Brennan Boesch on the 15-day disabled list with a right ankle contusion.
Reds recalled RHP Michael Lorenzen from Triple-A Louisville.
Reds optioned RHP David Holmberg to Triple-A Louisville.