Found October 02, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The federal government and the Cincinnati Reds both shut down Tuesday and the Reds won’t be back until next April. In actuality Pittsburgh Pirates left hander Francisco Liriano shut down the Reds in the National League wild-card game holding them to four hits in a 6-2 victory at PNC Park. On the other side the Johnny Cueto Comeback Story was a bust. He couldn’t keep his pitches below the belt so both Marlon Byrd and Russell Martin belted second-inning home runs. That launched the Pirates onward and upward and Cueto survived only 3 1/3 innings giving up four runs seven hits and a walk. Significantly he didn’t strike anybody out. So while the Pirates fly to St. Louis to play the National League Division Series the Reds scatter hither and yon for deep sea fishing deer hunting golf outings and backyard barbecues after one game. Liriano came into the game with an 8-1 record at home with a 1.46 ERA and it was quickly evident he was going make this one a keeper too. He retired the...
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