Nationals' Strasburg has no-hit bid through 6 against Reds

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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WASHINGTON (AP) Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Cincinnati Reds.

Strasburg had missed two starts due to an upper back strain and was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's game. He has four strikeouts and three walks, and he has thrown 61 of 93 pitches for strikes

Danny Espinosa hit a grand slam, and Wilson Ramos and Bryce Harper had solo homers to build an 8-0 lead.