Final in 12
3:45 PM ET, August 25, 2010
AT&T Park, San Francisco, California
SAN FRANCISCO -- For the Cincinnati Reds, blowing a 10-1 lead didn't mean losing the game.
Giants score 11 at home and lose
The Giants scored 11 runs at home and lost, the most runs they've scored in a home loss in 27 years. They last scored that many in a home loss in a 13-11 defeat vs. the Padres on April 5, 1983.
The Giants are 147-3 in home games in which they score 11-plus since moving to San Francisco in 1958.
MLB - Barry Zito 3 straight losses
Barry Zito has taken the loss in each of his last 3 appearances for the Giants.
Barry Zito: Last 3 Appearances
|Wednesday vs. Reds*||1||1||3|
|Aug. 22 vs. Cardinals||3 2/3||5||7|
|Aug. 17 vs. Phillies||5||4||8|
|*2nd career relief appearance|
Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips left the game an inning after getting hit by a pitch from Santiago Casilla in the fifth. ... Former Giants closer Robb Nen was a visitor to the Reds' clubhouse before the game and was greeted enthusiastically at the door by Darren Baker, Dusty's 11-year-old son. ... Sanchez finished 9-for-11 in the series. ... Sandoval recorded three hits for the 10th time, all at home. ... Zito pitched a scoreless inning of relief on Aug. 5, 2007.
Regular Season Series
|1st||J Votto homered to left (379 feet), B Phillips scored.||2||0|
|1st||J Gomes homered to left (386 feet)||3||0|
|1st||R Hanigan homered to center (420 feet).||4||0|
|2nd||F Sanchez singled to right, J Guillen scored, P Sandoval to third, F Sanchez to second on error by shortstop P Janish.||4||1|
|3rd||J Gomes singled to center, S Rolen scored.||5||1|
|3rd||D Stubbs tripled to deep left center, J Gomes and R Hanigan scored.||7||1|
|3rd||D Stubbs scored on error by pitcher M Bumgarner.||8||1|
|4th||J Votto homered to left (412 feet).||9||1|
|5th||H Bailey singled to right center, D Stubbs scored, P Janish to second, P Janish to third on error by right fielder J Guillen.||10||1|
|5th||P Burrell singled to right, M Fontenot and A Torres scored.||10||3|
|6th||J Uribe scored, N Schierholtz to third on wild pitch by B Bray.||10||4|
|6th||M Fontenot grounded out to first, N Schierholtz scored.||10||5|
|8th||J Uribe homered to left (377 feet), J Guillen and P Sandoval scored.||10||8|
|8th||A Torres doubled to left, C Ross and M Fontenot scored.||10||10|
|8th||A Huff hit sacrifice fly to right, A Torres scored.||10||11|
|9th||P Janish singled to right, D Stubbs scored.||11||11|
|12th||J Votto singled to center, M Cairo scored, C Heisey to third.||12||11|
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|Stadium||AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA|
|Attendance||36,310 (86.6% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||86 degrees, sunny|
|Umpires||Home Plate - John Hirschbeck, First Base - James Hoye, Second Base - Laz Diaz, Third Base - Wally Bell|
The Reds 12-11 victory over the Giants on Wednesday featured several win probability swings. - The Reds scored four runs in top of the 1st and had a win probability (based on teams throughout history in similar situations) of 82.4 percent before the Giants even came to bat. - After the Reds scored four more runs in the 3rd inning to take an 8-1 lead, their win probability stood at 96.4 percent. - When Homer Bailey singled to give Cincinnati a 10-1 lead in the 5th inning, the Reds win probability was all the way up to 99.5 percent, its highest point until the game was over. - The Giants cut the lead to 10-5 after 6 innings, but the Reds win probability was still high at 97.4 percent. - Even when Juan Uribe homered in the 8th to make it 10-8, the Reds still had a win probability of 85.2 percent. - The biggest win probability jump of the game occurred on Andres Torres' 8th-inning double, which tied the game at 10 and knocked the Reds win probability from 65.3 percent down to 26.2 percent. - When Aubrey Huff's sacrifice fly in the 8th gave the Giants an 11-10 lead, the Reds win probability fell to 14.6 percent. - The Reds entered the 9th inning trailing 11-10. After Ryan Hanigan flied out leading off the top of the inning, the Reds win probability was at its lowest point at just 8.3 percent. - After Drew Stubbs reached second base on an error, Paul Janish's game-tying single in the 9th took the Reds win probability from 21.9 percent up to 56.1 percent, the third-biggest jump of the game. - The Reds took a 12-11 lead in the 12th inning on a Joey Votto single, which brought the Reds win probability from 48.1 to 84.9 percent, the second-largest win probability movement of the game. - Torres came to bat in the 9th inning with runners on 1st and 3rd and two out, with the Giants trailing 12-11 and the Reds win probability at 80.9 percent. He grounded out to end the game, bringing the Reds┐ win probability to 100 percent.
The Giants scored 11 runs at home and lost, the most runs they've scored in a home loss in 27 years. They last scored that many in a home loss in a 13-11 defeat vs. the Padres on April 5, 1983. The Giants are 147-3 in home games in which they score 11-plus since moving to San Francisco in 1958.
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