CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rookie shortstop Zack Cozart considered what it would be like to celebrate a division title without the manager who made it possible. It wouldn't be nearly so satisfying without Dusty Baker doing some dousing.
The Reds missed a third straight game on Friday because of problems caused by an irregular heartbeat. Doctors in Chicago advised him to spend one more night in a hospital there before traveling to Cincinnati for a series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Reds' clinching number was down to one after the St. Louis Cardinals lost on Friday in Chicago 5-4 in 11 innings, setting up the possibility that Cincinnati could end up celebrating later in the night without its manager.
"It would be bittersweet," Cozart said. "We're all still thinking about him and wish he were here. He'll be with us in spirit. I guess we've got to go out there and win one for the skipper."
The 63-year-old Baker was hospitalized in Chicago on Wednesday because of symptoms from an ir...