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The Second Guess: Should Mat Latos have started Game 4 instead …

The Second Guess: Should Mat Latos have started Game 4 instead of Mike Leake?

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated Oct 10, 2012
When appropriate, Big League Stew reviews key decisions in the postseason to see if the right one was made. The Issue: The immediate impact of Johnny Cueto's exit after eight pitches in Saturday's Game 1 of the NLDS was softened when Mat Latos and the C…
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  • Matchup of the Game: BENGALS WR A.J. GREEN VS. BROWNS CB JOE HA…

    Matchup of the Game: BENGALS WR A.J. GREEN VS. BROWNS CB JOE HADEN If …

    bengals.com Oct 10, 2012
    BENGALS WR A.J. GREEN VS. BROWNS CB JOE HADEN If we want to have any idea how these two AFC North elites are going to go at it Sunday in Cleveland (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12), DVR to the last t...
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  • Joe Lemire: From ace to ace in the hole, Lincecum keeps Giants …

    Joe Lemire: From ace to ace in the hole, Lincecum keeps Giants alive in NLDS

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Oct 10, 2012
    Behind three homers and a sweet relief from Tim Lincecum, the Giants beat the Reds 8-3 to force a Game 5. Lincecum earned the win and saved San Fran's season, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • Bochy finds relief with early move to bullpen

    Bochy finds relief with early move to bullpen

    MLB.com Oct 10, 2012
    On Wednesday, skipper Bruce Bochy deployed his relievers earlier than usual to bridge the gap to Tim Lincecum, who silenced the Reds to force one final tilt in a series that has seen a dramatic shift in momentum.
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  • More notes: What a difference a month makes; Frostee update; Le…

    More notes: What a difference a month makes; Frostee update; Lewis salutes Baker

    bengals.com Oct 10, 2012
    Rey Maualuga There are many things that are going to be different from when the Bengals beat the Browns, 34-27, just 24 days ago at Paul Brown Stadium. Here are just a few when it comes to Browns r...
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  • Giants pound Reds, force deciding Game 5

    Giants pound Reds, force deciding Game 5

    Angel Pagan led off the game with a home run, Gregor Blanco and Pablo Sandoval connected later and Tim Lincecum came out of the bullpen to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday, evening their NL division series at 2-all…
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  • Your Belated MLB Divisional Playoffs Quadruple-Header Open Thre…

    Your Belated MLB Divisional Playoffs Quadruple-Header Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 10, 2012
    We're a little late to this, we know. But you deserve the chance to talk baseball. There's so much baseball today! Cards-Nats right now. Then Giants-Reds; Cincy has a chance to clinch. Then O's-Yanks, back in the Bronx, before Tigers-A's arrives as our …
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  • AFC North defenses still struggling

    AFC North defenses still struggling

    ESPN.com Oct 10, 2012
    Five weeks into the regular season, the defenses in the AFC North are still nowhere close to what they were last season. In 2011, every defense in the division ranked in the top 10. This season, three (Bengals, Ravens and Browns) rank in the bottom half…
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  • AFC North chat alert

    AFC North chat alert

    ESPN.com Oct 10, 2012
    Can the Steelers win their first road game of the season? Will the Browns get their first win in more than 300 days? Can the Bengals bounce back after being upset? And will the Ravens score a touchdown this game? Find out all of these answers and more i…
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  • Notes: Richardson gets Bengals attention; Bengals heed cautiona…

    Notes: Richardson gets Bengals attention; Bengals heed cautionary tale; Newman sits

    bengals.com Oct 10, 2012
    Domata Peko Ever since Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson smoked the Bengals in the second week of the season with 109 yards on 19 carries that included one touchdown rushing and one recei...
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  • Cincinnati goes with Mike Leake for Game 4, sends Scott Rolen a…

    Cincinnati goes with Mike Leake for Game 4, sends Scott Rolen and Ryan Hanigan to bench

    yahoo.com grantland.com Oct 10, 2012
    The Cincinnati Reds made it official on Wednesday morning, naming Mike Leake as the starter for Game 4 against the San Francisco Giants at Great American Ballpark. The nod is a big one because Leake originally was not on the NLDS roster. He'll take John…
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  • Romney Supporter Who Ran Onto The Field Before Last Night's NLD…

    Romney Supporter Who Ran Onto The Field Before Last Night's NLDS Game Has History Of Bizarre Behavior

    deadspin.com Oct 10, 2012
    Cincinnati cops charged Rives Grogan with trespassing and resisting arrest after his stunt last night in which he ran onto the field at Great American Ball Park with a Mitt Romney sign that read "ABORTION IS SIN" on the other side. It turns ou…
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  • Giants' Zito Hopes to Reach Back to His Oakland Days

    Giants' Zito Hopes to Reach Back to His Oakland Days

    nytimes.com Oct 10, 2012
    The San Francisco Giants, losing to the Reds, two games to one, will start Barry Zito in Game 4 of the division series.
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  • Peerman in a pinch?: Cedric Peerman Backup running back Cedric …

    Peerman in a pinch?: Cedric Peerman Backup running back Cedric Peerman…

    bengals.com Oct 10, 2012
    Cedric Peerman Backup running back Cedric Peerman doesn't have a lot of NFL touches, but the Bengals like his vision when he does have the ball and since he's one of these guys that sees beyond the...
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  • MLB Playoff Wrap: Giants, A's Live to Fight Another Day

    MLB Playoff Wrap: Giants, A's Live to Fight Another Day

    grantland.com Oct 10, 2012
    The Cincinnati Reds just suffered one of the worst hard-luck playoff losses any team has experienced in years. Their number-one starter is hurt, won't...
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  • Video - Lincecum Doing Whatever He Can To Help Giants 01:27

    Lincecum Doing Whatever He Can To Help Giants

    Oct 10
    Tim Lincecum talks with Bob Holtzman about coming out of the bullpen and pitching 4 1/3 solid innings for the Giants.
  • Video - Pagan Sets The Tone As Giants Even Series 01:07

    Pagan Sets The Tone As Giants Even Series

    Oct 10
    Angel Pagan led off the game with a home run, and Pablo Sandoval added a massive two-run shot in the seventh as the Giants beat up on the Reds.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CIN-CLE 01:09

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CIN-CLE

    Oct 10
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bengals-Browns
  • Video - Mike Leake To Start Game 4 01:29

    Mike Leake To Start Game 4

    Oct 10
    Bob Holtzman on the Reds deciding to start Mike Leake in Game 4 of NLDS.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying power

    Oct 10
    The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton
  • NFL -- Clayton: Alex Karras' humor was his strength

    Oct 10
    Alex Karras was great on the field for the Lions but even more winning as an entertainer, writes John Clayton.
  • The Thunder need to pay James Harden now

    Oct 10
    The Thunder claiming they are just a poor, small-market team that can't afford James Harden doesn't work in today's NBA.