Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/13/14
The unthinkable happened Friday night at Great American Ball Park as the Reds (83-56) fell to the lowly Astros by a score of 5-3. The Astros (43-95) actually managed to win a game (on the road at that) and Aroldis Chapman (5-5) failed to convert a save attempt for the first time in his last 28 tries. Houston rookie Matt Dominguez sent the home crowd away unhappy after he delivered a 3-run homer off Chapman in the top of the ninth. The Reds have now lost three of four on the homestand. Here's a glimpse at the good, bad and notables from the series opener: The Good: + Cincy led for most of the way and out-hit the visitors, 10-9. + Chris Heisey got the start in center field and proceeded to go 3-5 with a triple (5) and two runs scored. He's hitting .294/.330/.441 on the campaign. + Brandon Phillips notched a couple of hits and scored a run out of the leadoff spot. + Joey Votto was hitless in four plate appearances, but did manage to draw three base on balls. + Ryan Lud...
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