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Sorry-looking broom jinxes Cincy’s sweep chances

Sorry-looking broom jinxes Cincy’s sweep chances

yahoo.com Updated Oct 9, 2012
If you're wondering why the Cincinnati Reds couldn't close out a NLDS sweep over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night, look no farther than this woman who showed up with Charlie Brown's Christmas tree in broom form. Or at least it's what I believe …
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  • Steady defenders slip at wrong moment for Reds

    Steady defenders slip at wrong moment for Reds

    MLB.com yahoo.com Oct 9, 2012
    Ryan Hanigan and Scott Rolen -- arguably the two most reliable infielders for the Reds -- made the two most crucial mistakes Tuesday in Game 3's 2-1 loss to the Giants in 10 innings.
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  • Giants score in 10th to drop Reds and stay alive

    Giants score in 10th to drop Reds and stay alive

    Third baseman Scott Rolen's error with two outs in the 10th inning gave San Francisco the go-ahead run, and the Giants edged the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Tuesday night to cut their NL playoff deficit to 2-1.
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  • Game Recap: An error by Scott Rolen allowed the winning run t……

    Game Recap: An error by Scott Rolen allowed the winning run t…

    CNNSI.com Oct 9, 2012
    An error by Scott Rolen allowed the winning run to score in the 10th inning as the Giants beat the Reds 2-1 in Game 3. The win forces an NLDS Game 4 in Cincinnati on Wednesday.
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  • Tonight's Giants-Reds NLDS Game Was Delayed By A Fan Who Ran On…

    Tonight's Giants-Reds NLDS Game Was Delayed By A Fan Who Ran Onto The Field With A Mitt Romney Sign

    deadspin.com Oct 9, 2012
    Tonight's NLDS Game 3 at Great American got off to a late start tonight thanks to an Idiot On The Field bearing a Romney-Ryan sign. The reverse of the sign had a difficult-to-read message about abortion on it, and the fan made it from right field to lef…
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  • Your Giants-Reds And A's-Tigers Open Thread

    Your Giants-Reds And A's-Tigers Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 9, 2012
    Welcome to today's divisional series open thread. There are two games to watch tonight. The San Francisco Giants are fighting for their playoff lives against the Cincinnati Reds in a game that just got underway, and the A's will be trying to stave off e…
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  • Home Sweet Homer: Homer Bailey has a chance to not only close o…

    Home Sweet Homer: Homer Bailey has a chance to not only close out t…

    CNNSI.com Oct 9, 2012
    Homer Bailey has a chance to not only close out the Giants in Cincinnati and send the Reds to the NLCS but to make sure they're in good shape once they get there, writes Tom Verducci.
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  • Video - SweetSpot: Game 3s 04:55

    SweetSpot: Game 3s

    Oct 9
    David Shoenfield and Eric Karabell on whether the Giants and A's can avoid being swept.
  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 01:50

    Highlight Of The Night

    Oct 9
    Giants need 10 Innings to top Reds 2-1.
  • Video - Breaking Down The Giants' Game 3 Win 01:45

    Breaking Down The Giants' Game 3 Win

    Oct 9
    Baseball Tonight break down the Giants' win over the Reds in game 3.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Unless he plays smarter, RGIII will lose to Luck in long-term;…

    Oct 9
    "I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."
  • Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…

    Oct 9
    The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
  • Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…

    Oct 9
    The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
  • Peter King: Unless he plays smarter, RGIII will lose to Luck in long-term;…

    Oct 9
    "I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."