The Cincinnati Enquirer
MEET THE REDS: Jermaine Clark
Infielder Jermaine Clark.
(Michael E. Keating photo)
Height/weight: 5 feet 10/170
Born/resides: Berkeley, Calif./Vacaville, Calif.
How acquired: Signed to a minor-league contract Dec. 23, 2003
Favorite movie: Casino
Favorite book: Magic Johnson: My Life
Favorite TV show: "I'm a big fan of reality shows. Right now The Apprentice is really nice. Survivor. Forever Eden. Real World. I watch them all."
What you might not know about Jermaine: "I played clarinet in my junior high school band. The only reason I stopped is because sports in high school and the band were at the same time."
Third baseman Brandon Larson did not make the trip to Clearwater but was cleared to field groundballs and hit at the Reds' spring training complex.
Larson is recovering from a left eye infection and is expected to play today.
GAME REPORT: Phillies 4, Reds 3 (10 innings)
McKay Christensen slams into the outfield wall in a vain attempt to get to a double by Henry Rodriguez.
(Michael E. Keating photo)
The bats: Second baseman Aaron Holbert hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th to break a 2-2 tie. ... McKay Christensen finished 1-for-2 with two RBI.
The arms: Juan Cerros pitched the final 1 1/3 innings and got the loss after losing the lead twice. He allowed three runs on four hits. ... Danny Graves, Seth Etherton, Mike Matthews and John Riedling each pitched one scoreless inning of relief. ... Brian Mallette allowed a solo home run to Ricky Ledee in the fifth before retiring three straight.
The rest: Former Phillies player John Kruk threw the first pitch. ... Temperature at game time was 84 degrees. ... Attendance was 7,734, a sellout. ... Phillies first baseman Jim Thome broke his right middle finger while fielding groundballs before the game. He is expected to miss three weeks.
|Jimenez 2b||3||0||1||0||Byrd cf||3||0||1||0|
|JClark pr-2b||0||0||0||0||Budzinski cf||2||0||1||1|
|Cerros p||0||0||0||0||Bell 3b||2||0||0||0|
|Freel cf||4||0||1||0||Floyd p||0||0||0||0|
|Casey 1b||3||0||0||0||Cormier p||0||0||0||0|
|Sardinha c||2||0||0||0||MSmith ph-rf||1||1||0||0|
|Dunn lf||3||0||0||0||Abreu rf||3||0||0||0|
|Etherton p||0||0||0||0||Bucktrot p||0||0||0||0|
|Matthews p||0||0||0||0||Hitchcox 2b||1||0||0||0|
|Smitherman ph||1||0||1||0||Wooten 1b||3||0||0||0|
|Riedling p||0||0||0||0||Howard 1b||1||0||1||1|
|Holbert 2b||1||1||1||1||Polanco 2b||3||0||0||0|
|JCruz rf||2||0||2||0||Squires p||0||0||0||0|
|Pena rf||3||0||0||0||Geary p||0||0||0||0|
|Valentin c-1b||5||0||1||0||Utley ph||1||0||0||0|
|Castro 3b||3||0||1||0||Hancock p||0||0||0||0|
|Encarnacion pr-3b||2||2||1||0||Ledee lf||2||1||1||1|
|Olmedo ss||3||0||1||0||Michaels ph-lf||2||1||1||0|
|Sanchez p||1||0||0||0||Machado ss||4||1||1||0|
|Graves p||0||0||0||0||Hinch c||2||0||1||0|
|Taylor ph||1||0||1||0||Salazar c||1||0||0||0|
|Mallette p||0||0||0||0||Rushford ph||1||0||0||1|
|Christensen lf||2||0||1||2||Myers p||0||0||0||0|
One out when winning run scored.
DP-Philadelphia 1. LOB-Cincinnati 10, Philadelphia 5. 2B-JCruz, Encarnacion, Olmedo, Howard. HRs-Holbert (1), Ledee (1). SB-Freel (2). CS-Pena. S-Olmedo.
|Cerros L, 0-1||1 1-3||4||3||3||1||0|
|Hancock W, 1-0||1||1||1||1||0||2|
HBP-by Cerros (Collier), by Bucktrot (Clark, Freel). WP-Cerros.
The Reds play host to the Twins at 1:05 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota.
Jose Acevedo is scheduled to start for the Reds. Johan Santana will start for the Twins.
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