After winning the first two games of the National League Division Series in San Francisco, the Reds have now dropped two games at Great American Ball Park, leaving their postseason hanging on Game 5 Thursday afternoon.
The Giants scored 8 runs on 11 hits, three of them home runs. Despite getting 9 hits, the Reds could only muster 3 runs. Mike Leake was the losing pitcher; Tim Lincecum picked up the win in relief for San Francisco.
Mat Latos will start for the Reds in Game 5. Matt Cain takes the mound for the Giants.
It was just last week a Cincinnati attorney released a report critical of Taser usage by area police departments. Now those departments are forming a task force to get more information.
The 18 page report from attorney Al Gerhardstein criticized the departments for not banning upper chest shots, and not adequately warning that Tasers can lead to death. Gerhardstein's firm is representing the family of Everette Howard, one of four local Taser deaths in the past four years.