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Bullpen roughed up
Reds 9, Giants 8
Ray Durham clubs a two-run, pinch-hit single in the sixth inning. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
 Vizquel's three-run homer
 Durham's two-run single
Ray Durham gave the Giants the lead with a two-run single and Omar Vizquel padded it with a three-run homer, but the bullpen melted down in the eighth. The Giants eventually fell in 11 innings.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (71-83)
Won 2
Cincinnati 9, San Francisco 8   SF
San Francisco (67-87)
Lost 4
September 21, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5 0 0 1   9 19 1
San Francisco
1 1 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0   8 14 0
Standings thru 9/21/07  |  Recap: CIN|SF  |  Gameday  |  Reds Stats  |  Giants Stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hopper, CF1000000.339
  Coats, RF3021111.267
Keppinger, SS6130004.346
Phillips, B, 2B6121004.293
Encarnacion, 3B4121003.294
  Guardado, P0000000.000
  McBeth, P0000000.000
  d-Harang, PH0000000.101
  Weathers, P0000000.000
Cantu, 1B-3B5231001.280
Votto, LF-1B6122012.353
Ellison, RF-CF3111211.229
Ross, C3111013.200
  b-Valentin, PH-C2111000.274
Belisle, P2000022.063
  Coutlangus, P0000000.000
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  a-Gonzalez, A, PH1010000.274
  1-Lopez, PR0000000.184
  Stanton, P0000000.000
  c-Dunn, PH-LF2010002.265
Totals4491993623 

a-Singled for Coffey in the 7th. b-Doubled for Ross in the 8th. c-Flied out for Stanton in the 8th. d-Hit a sacrifice bunt for McBeth in the 11th.
1-Ran for Gonzalez, A in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Cantu 3 (7, Misch, Messenger, Taschner), Coats (1, Misch), Valentin (20, Walker).
HR: Ross (17, 5th inning off Misch, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Coats 3; Keppinger 3; Phillips, B 2; Encarnacion 2; Cantu 6; Votto 2; Ellison; Ross 4; Valentin 2; Gonzalez, A; Dunn.
RBI: Ross (37), Votto 2 (11), Ellison (2), Valentin (33), Coats (1), Phillips, B (92), Encarnacion (74), Cantu (12).
2-out RBI: Phillips, B; Encarnacion.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Belisle; Phillips, B; Encarnacion.
S: Harang.
SF: Coats; Cantu.
GIDP: Keppinger 2; Ross.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Coats (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Coats (Vizquel at 2nd base).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, LF2101212.262
  c-Winn, PH-LF-RF2000021.292
Davis, CF5000103.278
Klesko, 1B5010112.261
Molina, C6011001.280
Schierholtz, RF5010023.298
  Munter, P0000000.000
Feliz, 3B5110003.247
Frandsen, 2B5450000.265
  1-Velez, PR-2B0000000.250
Vizquel, SS5243001.242
Misch, P2000013.000
  Messenger, P0000000.000
  a-Durham, PH1012000.216
  Hennessey, P0000000.000
  b-Aurilia, PH1000000.244
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
  Wilson, P0000000.000
  Kline, P0000000.000
  Ortmeier, LF1000001.254
Totals4581474720 

a-Singled for Messenger in the 6th. b-Flied out for Hennessey in the 7th. c-Struck out for Roberts in the 8th.
1-Ran for Frandsen in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Frandsen (12, Belisle), Vizquel (18, Belisle).
HR: Vizquel (3, 7th inning off Stanton, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Klesko; Molina; Schierholtz; Feliz; Frandsen 6; Vizquel 8; Durham.
RBI: Molina (81), Roberts (22), Durham 2 (68), Vizquel 3 (44).
2-out RBI: Vizquel 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Feliz 2; Davis; Klesko; Winn.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Velez (4, 2nd base off McBeth/Valentin), Klesko (5, 2nd base off Belisle/Ross), Durham (10, 2nd base off Coffey/Ross).
CS: Schierholtz (1, 2nd base by Belisle/Ross).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Davis 2 (Cantu at home, Phillips, B at home).
DP: 3 (Vizquel-Frandsen-Klesko 2, Munter-Vizquel-Klesko).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Belisle 5.19543305.43
Coutlangus 0.11000104.17
Coffey 0.10001006.32
Stanton 1.03330116.11
Guardado 1.00000108.49
McBeth (W, 3-2)2.01000106.00
Weathers (S, 33)1.00000003.69
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Misch 5.05112412.75
Messenger (BS, 4)1.03220003.82
Hennessey (H, 12)1.02000103.69
Taschner 0.02331005.11
Walker (BS, 1)1.04220001.74
Wilson 1.00000100.93
Kline 0.12000004.73
Munter (L, 1-1)1.21110004.15

Taschner pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

WP: Belisle.
HBP: Encarnacion (by Misch).
Pitches-strikes: Belisle 85-54, Coutlangus 11-6, Coffey 9-4, Stanton 26-16, Guardado 15-10, McBeth 20-14, Weathers 12-7, Misch 79-50, Messenger 17-10, Hennessey 15-11, Taschner 13-4, Walker 14-10, Wilson 17-12, Kline 10-6, Munter 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Belisle 6-5, Coutlangus 0-0, Coffey 0-1, Stanton 1-1, Guardado 0-2, McBeth 0-5, Weathers 1-2, Misch 6-4, Messenger 3-0, Hennessey 1-1, Taschner 0-0, Walker 0-2, Wilson 2-0, Kline 0-1, Munter 3-2.
Batters faced: Belisle 26, Coutlangus 2, Coffey 2, Stanton 6, Guardado 3, McBeth 7, Weathers 3, Misch 21, Messenger 5, Hennessey 5, Taschner 3, Walker 6, Wilson 3, Kline 3, Munter 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Coutlangus 2-2, Coffey 1-0, Walker 2-2, Munter 2-0.
EjectionsCincinnati Reds center fielder Norris Hopper ejected by HP umpire Bob Davidson. (1st).
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:51.
Att: 35,502.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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