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SAN FRANCISCO -- Zack Cozart drove in two runs with a tiebreaking single and the surging Cincinnati Reds scored five times with two outs in the 11th inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 Saturday night. Asics Aaron Sneakers . Chris Heisey followed with a two-run triple and Billy Hamilton added an RBI double, all but sealing Cincinnatis fourth straight victory and seventh in eight games. Brandon Phillips, celebrating his 33rd birthday, hit a go-ahead homer in the ninth for the Reds before pinch-hitter Buster Posey tied it with an RBI double off hard-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman in the bottom half. San Francisco had a great chance to win, with runners at second and third and nobody out. Chapman, however, pitched out of the jam by getting two grounders with the infield in and a strikeout. The NL West-leading Giants have dropped three in a row and 14 of 18. After a tight pitching duel between Alfredo Simon and Matt Cain, the Reds trailed 1-0 going into the ninth. Joey Votto drew a leadoff walk from Sergio Romo, and Phillips homered to left field on a 2-2 delivery. It was Romos fifth blown save in 27 opportunities. Opponents had nine hits in their last 18 at-bats against him entering the game. Pitching for the fourth straight day, Chapman couldnt hold the lead. He was handed his second blown save in 18 chances. Cincinnati loaded the bases in the 11th on Vottos double off Javier Lopez (1-1), a sacrifice bunt and two intentional walks. Cozart lined a single off Jean Machi with two outs. Jonathan Broxton (4-0) pitched a scoreless inning for the win. Simon allowed one run and three hits in seven innings for the Reds. He walked one and struck out four. Cain gave up six hits in seven innings. He walked one and struck out four. After giving up a leadoff single to Gregor Blanco, Simon retired 10 straight and 12 of 13 before Brandon Crawfords single in the fifth. Crawford went to third on Adam Duvalls double and scored when Joe Paniks sharp grounder squirted away from Simon. Cozart still made the play at first. Cain snagged a hard line drive off the bat of Ryan Ludwick to end the second, stranding a runner in scoring position. Cain also escaped trouble when he caught Hamilton, who had three hits, in a rundown between second and third to end the first. The right-hander gave up 17 earned runs over his previous 17 1-3 innings (8.83 ERA) and has won at home once in his last 12 starts. Jay Bruce singled twice and had a sacrifice bunt in the 11th for Cincinnati. Todd Frazier hit into a double play with two on to end the third. He went hitless in six at-bats, snapping a 14-game hitting streak against the Giants. NOTES: Thanks to an official scoring change, Phillips had an error taken away from Friday nights game. His errorless streak remains intact at 69 games. Sandoval was credited with an infield hit on the play. . Chapman had pitched four days in a row once before. . Giants 1B Brandon Belt (thumb) was transferred to Triple-A Fresno from Class-A San Jose two days early on his rehab assignment. . Giants OF Angel Pagan (back tightness) took a turn on the treadmill and hit off a tee. Theres a chance hell take batting practice Sunday. . RHP Tim Hudson (7-4, 2.62 ERA) pitches for the Giants in Sundays series finale. Hes lost each of his last two starts. RHP Homer Bailey (7-4, 4.80) goes for the Reds. Hes 3-0 in seven games against the Giants. . Reds RHP Sam LeCure worked a scoreless eighth in his 200th career appearance. Asics Sneakers Heren . Sterling was banned for life and fined US$2.5 million by the NBA on Tuesday for racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation. Nash, who plays for the rival L.A. Lakers, spoke as a representative of current NBA players at a press conference assembled by Sacramento mayor and National Basketball Players Association adviser Kevin Johnson. Asics Aaron Wit . At this point, even he isnt sure when it is going to stop. The right-hander dropped his fourth straight decision in Los Angeles 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, leaving his status very much in doubt as the Dodgers prepare for the stretch drive.PHILADELPHIA - Kyle Lowry lifted the Toronto Raptors from what appeared would be a loss — and coach Dwane Casey still wasnt happy.Lowry scored 17 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead Toronto to a 91-86 comeback victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.Im glad we came back, but we cant rely on that if we are serious about competing in this league, Casey said. Weve got an air of complacency and I dont like it. Its everybody collectively. We have to come out with a better effort. We cant come out and perform like that.It was just the fourth win in the last 12 games for the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors, who gave up the first 15 points, trailed by as many as 16 early and had to overcome a nine-point deficit with 5 1/2 minutes remaining against the hapless 76ers.I feel like we need every win we can get, Lowry said. We cant let games like this slip away from us. Thats a hard-playing team, but we have a bigger goal.Patrick Patterson added 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors.Lowry, selected Thursday as a starter for the All-Star game, entered the final period with four points on 2-for-9 shooting before heating up late when the Raptors desperately needed him.Robert Covington scored 18 points to lead six 76ers in double-figures. It was the fourth straight loss and sixth in seven games for Philadelphia, which dropped to 3-18 at home.Philadelphia played without leading scorer Tony Wroten for the sixth straight contest. The team announced before the game that Wroten will be sidelined indefinitely due to a partially torn ACL that will require surgery.Philadelphias Nerlens Noel returned to the lineup after missing Wednesdays 98-91 loss to the Knicks due to sickness. It was the first time Noel and Michael Carter-Williams were on the court together since Noels critical comments of the Philadelphia point guard following Mondays 111-76 defeat at Washington.The duo provided a Philadelphia highlight early in the fourth quarter when Carter-Williams whipped an over-the-shoulder pass to Noel for an easy dunk that tied the game at 68 with 9:09 left.The 76ers then went ahead 70-68 on Luc Mbah a Moutes jumper with 8:11 remaining, giving Philadelphia its first lead since early in the second quarter. Two straight baskets by Noel followed by Mbah a Moutes three-point plaay put Philadelphia up 77-69 with 5:39 to play. Asics Gel Kinsei 6. owry, a Philadelphia native, then heated up, scoring all 13 points during a 13-4 Toronto run over the next three minutes and his third 3-pointer during the stretch knotted the game at 81 with 2:48 left.I just didnt want us to lose tonight, Lowry said. I think my teammates were counting on me and we needed somebody to pick up the energy. And I felt like it was my time to pick up the energy and go out there and do my job.The Raptors went up 85-81 on Demar DeRozans layup and Lowrys two free throws, but Carter-Williams hit a 3 with 1:03 left and then stripped Lowry and converted a breakaway layup to give the 76ers an 86-85 lead with 42.1 seconds left.Greivis Vasquez put Toronto back in front 87-86 with a layup with 25.9 seconds remaining.The 76ers had a chance to go in front, but Carter-Williams pass attempt inside to Noels was denied. He then committed a foul and Jonas Valanciunas made both free throws with 10.6 seconds left, and Philadelphia couldnt convert on its possession.As theyve done all season, Philadelphia remained positive with a long-term look at yet another defeat.Games like that go a long way for us as a young team, Noel said. And as we continue to grow and be in certain situations like that, well only get better with our defensive and offensive execution and just being able to close out games like that.DOUBLE DOWNNoel finished with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, giving him six double-doubles on the season. That marks the most among rookies.HOLD THEM DOWNToronto improved to 9-0 this season when holding teams under 90 points and have won 18 straight dating to last season when keeping opponents under that mark.TIP-INSRaptors: Lowry is the third Raptors player to earn an All-Star game start, joining Chris Bosh (2007) and Vince Carter (2000-04). ... Toronto won its seventh straight against Philadelphia, including three this season.76ers: Mbah a Moute returned to the lineup after missing the last two games with a left knee injury. ... Philadelphia failed to reach 100 points for the 20th consecutive game, marking the longest such streak for the club since doing it 25 straight times in the 2003-04 season.UP NEXTThe 76ers visit Memphis on Saturday night.Toronto hosts Detroit on Sunday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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