CINCINNATI What was once a monumental advantage for the Cincinnati Reds is now reduced to a sliver of an advantage over the San Francisco Giants.
It some would say: "Advantage, San Francisco."
That's because momentum is pushing hard behind the Giants after their 8-3 victory over the Reds Wednesday in Grat American Ball Park.
The significance. The best-of-five series is now tied at two wins apiece after an illogical sequence of games. The Reds won the first two games in San Francisco and came home needing only one win in three chances to win the National League Division Series.
Amazingly, the Giants won the first two in GABP and now it is a one-game winner-take-all and loser-take-a-hike game Thursday afternoon.
The methodology doesn't surprise Cincinnati second baseman Brandon Phillips because this is the way it always is for the 2012 Reds nothing comes easy, make it as difficult on themselves as possible.
"It's sad that somebody is going to be a loser, but that's just how it...