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Reds win one for ace
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Reds 4, Phillies 3
Jeff Keppinger (left) congratulates Corey Patterson on his game-tying solo home run. (AP)
Corey Patterson's solo home run in the eighth inning brought the Reds even with the Phillies, and then Paul Bako's ground-ball single to third base scored Ryan Freel with the winning run. Aaron Harang tossed seven solid innings.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (2-3)
Lost 1
Cincinnati 4, Philadelphia 3   CIN
Cincinnati (3-2)
Won 1
April 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0   3 7 0
Cincinnati
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   4 7 0
Standings thru 4/5/08  |  Recap: PHI | CIN  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Reds stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4010010.273
Victorino, CF4110001.158
Utley, 2B3121100.412
Howard, 1B3111103.235
Burrell, LF3011112.375
  1-Taguchi, PR-LF0000000.333
Jenkins, RF3010101.267
Dobbs, 3B3000034.167
  Feliz, 3B1000000.250
Coste, C4000003.250
Eaton, P3000010.000
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  a-Werth, PH1000000.200
  Durbin, C, P0000000.000
Totals323734614 

a-Flied out for Gordon in the 9th.
1-Ran for Burrell in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Utley (1, Harang), Burrell (3, Harang).
3B: Victorino (1, Harang).
HR: Howard (1, 8th inning off Mercker, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Rollins; Victorino 3; Utley 3; Howard 4; Burrell 2; Jenkins.
RBI: Utley (6), Burrell (5), Howard (2).
2-out RBI: Utley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell; Howard; Coste 2.
GIDP: Jenkins.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins (1, 2nd base off Harang/Bako).
CS: Jenkins (1, 2nd base by Harang/Bako).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Eaton-Dobbs-Howard, Rollins-Utley-Howard).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, CF3211101.200
Keppinger, SS4010001.389
Griffey, RF2001100.200
Phillips, 2B3000122.316
Dunn, LF3110100.143
  1-Freel, PR0100000.000
Encarnacion, 3B2000210.154
Hatteberg, 1B3011000.091
  Mercker, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
  a-Hopper, PH0000000.000
Bako, C4031002.273
Harang, P2000003.250
  Votto, 1B1000001.222
Totals274746310 

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Cordero in the 9th.
1-Ran for Dunn in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Keppinger (2, Eaton).
HR: Patterson (2, 8th inning off Eaton, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Patterson 4; Keppinger 2; Dunn; Hatteberg; Bako 3.
RBI: Griffey (3), Hatteberg (1), Patterson (3), Bako (1).
2-out RBI: Patterson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Phillips.
S: Hopper.
SF: Griffey.
GIDP: Harang; Votto.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Patterson (1, 2nd base off Eaton/Coste).
CS: Phillips (1, 2nd base by Eaton/Coste).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Votto-Keppinger-Votto, Bako-Keppinger).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Eaton 7.26334213.52
Gordon 0.100001027.00
Durbin, C (L, 0-1)0.11112002.70
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Harang 7.06223602.77
Mercker 1.01111014.50
Cordero (W, 1-0)1.00000000.00

IBB: Griffey (by Eaton).
Pitches-strikes: Eaton 95-62, Gordon 5-4, Durbin, C 20-10, Harang 108-68, Mercker 12-7, Cordero 20-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Eaton 11-9, Gordon 0-0, Durbin, C 1-0, Harang 3-11, Mercker 2-1, Cordero 0-3.
Batters faced: Eaton 30, Gordon 1, Durbin, C 4, Harang 29, Mercker 4, Cordero 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Gordon 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 54 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 10 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:27.
Att: 23,069.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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