BengalszoneBilly Posted October 2, 2010 Report Share Posted October 2, 2010 Things just got tougher!Loss guarantees Reds will start playoffs on roadCINCINNATI - Casey McGehee hit a grounder off second baseman Brandon Phillips in the 11th inning, driving in Corey Hart and sending the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory last night that ensured the Reds will begin the playoffs on the road.With one out and runners on the corners, McGehee hit a bouncer up the middle that caromed off Phillips' chest and into short center field.Phillips said he was screened by second-base umpire Mike DiMuro. It was ruled an error but changed to a hit by the official scorer after the game."Once I saw it, it was almost past me," Phillips said.The Reds needed a win to maintain any hope of finishing the regular season with the second-best record among the league's three division champions. Now, Cincinnati will open its playoff series at top-seeded Philadelphia or the winner of the NL West.Read the rest here. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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