Posted October 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
With one game to go, the Cincinnati Reds are tied for the best record in the National League. Normally, that's a very, very good thing. After keeping the St. Louis Cardinals' magic number at one for the second NL wild card with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night, manager Dusty Baker isn't so sure. ''We don't know if it's going to be advantageous to get first, second or third or the wild card,'' Baker said. ''Right now, this is all new.'' The Reds and Nationals are both 97-64. Cincinnati needs a win and a Nationals loss Wednesday to earn home-field advantage throughout the postseason, expanded to include five teams from each league this year. The NL Central champions still don't know who they will play in the division series, although facing the Cardinals could prove to be a nice tuneup for the playoffs. ''It's a lot of energy,'' said Jay Bruce, who had an RBI single. ''I think it's a good series fo...
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