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Share TweetJohnny Cueto left the game after eight pitches with back spasms, but that did not derail the Reds. Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce both homered as Cincinnati beat the Giants 5-1 in Game 1.Source: CNNSI.com
Belt tumbles over railing to make amazing grabUpdated Oct 6, 2012 Share TweetIn the second at-bat of Game 1 of the NLDS, Reds shortstop Zack Cozart popped a ball into foul territory down the first-base line, and the Giants' Brandon Belt made the catch as he went head over heels into a premium seating area.Source: MLB.com
Cardinals, With Edge in Experience, Consider Themselves UnderdogsUpdated Oct 6, 2012 Share TweetWashington, making its first postseason appearance since the franchise was revived in 2005, faces defending champion St. Louis, which survived a play-in game to advance to the N.L.D.S.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetWith the 2012 postseason underway, Alex Remington takes a look at the statistics that might make a difference in each of the four first-round series. Next up is the NLDS featuring the NL West champion San Francisco Giants against the NL Central champiShare TweetLike the call that handed the Seahawks the win over the Packers two Mondays ago, the ruling in the Braves-Cardinals death match was complex enough to trip up the layman. The call on Golden Tate's "touchdown" could, if you squinted, have been j…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetFacing Cain, Reds seek first playoff win since '95Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetAtlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones made a crucial throwing error and never hit a ball out of the infield Friday, his brilliant career ending with a 6-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.Source: ESPN.com