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Phillips homers in Reds' 3-1 win over Giants

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 27, 2014 at 12:13 am •  Published: June 27, 2014
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The Giants also threw out two runners at home. Billy Hamilton tried to score on Devin Mesoraco's shallow fly to second baseman Joe Panik in the sixth, and Brandon Crawford nailed Mesoracso trying to score on Phillips' double to center field in the eighth.

NOTES: Frazier has a 13-game hitting streak against the Giants. ... Reds LHP Tony Cingrani, optioned to Triple A Louisville on Friday, was placed on the minor league disabled list with a strained shoulder. That came as a surprise to the Reds, who sent him down to work. . RHP Johnny Cueto (7-5, 1.86), the major league leader in ERA, pitches for the Reds on Friday night. He's won his last two decisions. . LHP Madison Bumgarner (9-4, 2.63) goes for the Giants. He's 2-2 in five starts against the Reds. . Giants 1B Michael Morse was scratched because of illness. . Duvall became the 11th Giant since 1958 to homer in his first game. . Giants 1B Brandon Belt began a rehab assignment at Single-A San Jose on Thursday. The plan calls for him to DH through Sunday and then join Triple A Fresno. . Giants IF Marco Scutaro resumes his rehab in the Arizona League on Friday and is scheduled to play up to five innings at second base. . The Junior Giants Stretch Drive Fund, created in honor of Hall of Famer Willie McCovey, began Thursday to help provide baseball programs in 90 underserved communities. Information can be obtained at the website jrgiant.org.