Shin-Soo Choo drove in the winning run with a single off the
wall in the 10th inning, and the Cincinnati Reds secured a playoff spot Monday
night moments after beating the New York Mets 3-2.
Second-place Cincinnati clinched at least an NL wild card
when Washington lost to first-place St. Louis 4-3 just a few minutes after the
Reds' game ended. Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker said there would be no
celebration of a wild-card clinching, not with a second straight NL Central
title still in play.
David Aardsma pitched out of a bases-loaded threat in the
ninth, retiring Todd Frazier on a flyout. Greg Burke (0-3) gave up a one-out
single by Devin Mesoraco in the 10th, and Derrick Robinson singled him to
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