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The Reds loaded the bases with one out in the first inning, but Dempster coaxed Miguel Cairo -- who hit a grand-slam Tuesday night -- into a pop-up before Fred Lewis grounded out to the end the threat.
They took a 1-0 lead in the third. Drew Stubbs led off with a soft liner to center for a single, stole second and moved to third on Brandon Phillips' groundout to second. Joey Votto struck out, but Jay Bruce lined a 3-2 pitch to right field for an RBI single.
NOTES: Two Cubs on the disabled list, OF Reed Johnson and IF Jeff Baker, are scheduled to start rehab assignments Friday with Triple-A Iowa, and OF Alfonso Soriano is due to join them Sunday, manager Mike Quade said. ... Reds RHP Jared Burton, who hasn't pitched this season while dealing with shoulder inflammation that required surgery, will report to Cincinnati's Goodyear, Ariz., complex on June 12, manager Dusty Baker said. "It's like spring training all over again for him," Baker said. ... Reds 3B Scott Rolen missed his fourth consecutive start with a viral infection in his throat and not strep throat, Baker said, quoting a team doctor.
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