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Giants come up short
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Reds 10, Giants 9
Joey Votto slides under Steve Holm's tag to score in the seventh. (Ben Margot/AP)
The game started ominously for the Giants when Kevin Correia departed after nine pitches with a strained oblique, and the bullpen had trouble putting up zeros, but San Francisco made it interesting with a four-run ninth inning that featured Eugenio Velez's two-run triple.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (10-15)
Won 1
Cincinnati 10, San Francisco 9   SF
San Francisco (11-14)
Lost 1
April 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
1 0 2 1 1 2 3 0 0   10 15 1
San Francisco
1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 4   9 10 1
Standings thru 4/26/08  |  Recap: CIN | SF  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Giants stats
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, CF6111002.222
Keppinger, SS5231001.316
Griffey, RF4010213.244
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Phillips, 2B6023015.263
Dunn, LF3100125.192
  Lincoln, P0000000.000
  b-Hatteberg, PH1000000.161
  Affeldt, P0000000.000
  Hairston, RF0000000.389
Encarnacion, 3B5121013.282
Votto, 1B5230001.318
Bako, C4122122.333
Belisle, P1000010.000
  a-Freel, PH-LF2211102.286
Totals42101595824 

a-Walked for Belisle in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Lincoln in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Patterson (7, Hennessey), Phillips (7, Hennessey), Votto (5, Hennessey), Encarnacion (5, Yabu), Freel (2, Taschner), Griffey (4, Chulk).
HR: Bako (2, 6th inning off Yabu, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Patterson 2; Keppinger 3; Griffey 2; Phillips 3; Encarnacion 3; Votto 4; Bako 5; Freel 2.
RBI: Phillips 3 (10), Bako 2 (9), Encarnacion (12), Freel (4), Patterson (11), Keppinger (12).
2-out RBI: Encarnacion.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Encarnacion 2; Keppinger; Votto; Dunn 2; Phillips 2; Freel.
S: Belisle; Keppinger.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: Phillips (4, 2nd base off Taschner/Holm).

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (7, fielding).
DP: (Keppinger-Phillips-Votto).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4331101.333
Velez, 2B-RF5223001.257
Winn, RF-CF4001111.236
Rowand, CF3001011.301
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Ortmeier, 1B1000100.222
Bowker, 1B2000001.244
  Yabu, P0000000.000
  Durham, 2B3000011.222
Aurilia, 3B-1B3121000.224
  Valdez, P0000000.000
  a-Bocock, PH0000100.172
  Chulk, P0000000.000
Burriss, SS4100004.167
Holm, C4110012.263
Correia, P0000000.143
  Hennessey, P10110001.000
  Castillo, 3B3111001.230
Totals3791094413 

a-Walked for Valdez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Holm (2, Coffey), Castillo (10, Coffey).
3B: Lewis (2, Belisle), Velez (3, Cordero).
HR: Lewis (2, 5th inning off Belisle, 0 on, 0 out), Aurilia (2, 6th inning off Lincoln, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Lewis 8; Velez 4; Aurilia 5; Holm 2; Hennessey; Castillo 2.
RBI: Velez 3 (7), Hennessey (1), Rowand (10), Lewis (7), Aurilia (6), Castillo (6), Winn (8).
2-out RBI: Hennessey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castillo; Burriss.
GIDP: Velez.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Burriss (3, 2nd base off Belisle/Bako), Velez (5, 2nd base off Belisle/Bako), Aurilia (1, 2nd base off Belisle/Bako).

FIELDING
E: Aurilia (2, missed catch).

 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Belisle (W, 1-1)5.05441219.00
Lincoln (H, 3)2.02110013.00
Affeldt 1.00002101.69
Coffey 0.02331006.91
Cordero (S, 3)1.01110101.80
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Correia 0.11111004.50
Hennessey (L, 1-1)3.063303011.85
Yabu 2.12323113.45
Taschner 1.04330305.59
Valdez 1.11001101.50
Chulk 1.01000002.57

Coffey pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

WP: Hennessey, Yabu.
Balk: Yabu.
IBB: Griffey (by Yabu).
Pitches-strikes: Belisle 72-45, Lincoln 22-15, Affeldt 22-13, Coffey 10-5, Cordero 12-8, Correia 9-6, Hennessey 60-38, Yabu 45-22, Taschner 26-18, Valdez 24-14, Chulk 14-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Belisle 12-1, Lincoln 5-1, Affeldt 2-0, Coffey 0-0, Cordero 2-0, Correia 0-1, Hennessey 3-3, Yabu 4-2, Taschner 0-0, Valdez 3-0, Chulk 1-2.
Batters faced: Belisle 22, Lincoln 7, Affeldt 5, Coffey 3, Cordero 4, Correia 3, Hennessey 15, Yabu 13, Taschner 8, Valdez 6, Chulk 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Cordero 2-2, Hennessey 1-1, Yabu 1-0, Taschner 2-0, Valdez 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:29.
Att: 34,215.

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