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Phillips Leads Reds out of 6-0 Hole to Win

Phillips Drove in Five in Huge Comeback Win

Brandon Phillips cut a 6-0 lead in half yesterday and then tied the game with a two-run double. The Reds made good their comeback to salvage a home split in a four-game series against Arizona. They are now 2-2 since losing Joey Votto to knee surgery and have a half-game lead in the NL Central Division. The slugger is expected to miss 3-4 weeks.

The Reds were looking to salvage a split in a four-game home series against the Diamondbacks Thursday afternoon at Great American Ball Park. That was not looking likely when they found themselves in a 6-0 hole going into the bottom of the sixth inning. The lead was cut in half thanks to a three-run homer by Brandon Phillips. Phillips struck again in the seventh inning with a two-run double to... Recommended Stories

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