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From start to finish, Reds team to foil Pirates

From start to finish, Reds team to foil Pirates

MLB.com Updated Sep 11, 2012
Following Reds starter Mike Leake's seven innings of work, the Cincinnati bullpen continued its scoreless-inning streak to bring home a 5-3 win against Pittsburgh at Great American Ball Park and secure the first two games of the three-game series.
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  • Phillips talks with Hughes, squashes conflict

    Phillips talks with Hughes, squashes conflict

    MLB.com Sep 11, 2012
    Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips and Pirates reliever Jared Hughes made peace with one another on Tuesday, the day after the two had a verbal exchange during Monday's game.
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  • Source: Brandon Phillips Thought Jared Hughes Called Him "Boy"

    Source: Brandon Phillips Thought Jared Hughes Called Him "Boy"

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Sep 11, 2012
    We told you earlier about the dustup last night that caused Brandon Phillips to tweet that a Pirates player had said something racist to him. According to a source who spoke to someone who was on the field at the time, Phillips thought Pirates reliever …
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  • Ludwick sends Reds to win over Pirates in 14th

    Ludwick sends Reds to win over Pirates in 14th

    ESPN.com Sep 11, 2012
    Ryan Ludwick's infield single in the 14th inning sent the Cincinnati Reds to a marathon 4-3 victory Monday night and gave the fading Pittsburgh Pirates their fourth straight loss.
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  • Video - Reds Hand Pirates 5th Straight Loss 00:32

    Reds Hand Pirates 5th Straight Loss

    Sep 11
    Brandon Phillips drives in two runs as Reds hand Pirates their eighth loss in 10 games.

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    Sep 11
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    Sep 11
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