Reds slip past Cubs

Published 11:10 pm Saturday, June 6, 2009

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce scored from third base in the 11th inning when Mike Fontenot’s throw home was high to give the Cincinnati Reds a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

Sean Marshall (3-5) walked Bruce to lead off the 11th. Bruce went to second on a wild pitch and advanced to third on Gonzalez’s sacrifice. After an intentional walk to Ryan Hanigan, pinch-hitter Adam Rosales hit a chopper to Fontenot, the third baseman. His throw to catcher Geovany Soto was high, allowing Bruce to score the winning run on the RBI fielder’s choice.

Nick Masset (3-0) walked a batter in two innings for the win.

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