Final

Series: Game 1 of 2

Cincinnati leads 1-0 (as of 4/18)

Game 1: Monday, April 18
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Cincinnati7
Game 2: Tuesday, April 19
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Cubs 6

(6-7, 3-4 away)

Reds 7

(7-5, 6-1 home)

    7:10 PM ET, April 18, 2005

    Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio 

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    W: K. Mercker (1-0)

    L: J. Leicester (0-2)

    S: D. Graves (5)

    Game Notes

    THE HOME RUNS HIT BY CHICAGO CUB'S COREY PATTERSON AND ARAMIS RAMIREZ IN THE FIRST INNING WERE BACK-TO-BACK.