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The Cincinnati Reds have a very good baseball team. That isn't opinion, it is fact. Coming into Atlanta on Wednesday they had won nine of their last 10 games, were seven games above .500 and in first place of the National League's Central Division. The starting pitching had been superb, the hitting was outstanding and their defense was second to none. The Braves slowed their roll on Wednesday night with a walk-off win in the ninth inning, 5-4.  The Reds had tied it in the ninth inning on a solo HR by rookie Chris Heisey off Braves closer Billy Wagner. It looked like another come-from-behind victory was imminent. With two men on and one out, Wagner settled down and struck out Scott Rolen and Jay Bruce to end the rally. Today, the Reds were ahead 8-0 thanks in part to a grand-slam home ...

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