Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Evansville, Indiana
Plenty ventured, nothing gained
Rich Aurilia noticed the scoreboard in left field Saturday evening at Great American Ball Park, but the Reds first baseman let others realize on their own what was at stake.
A second consecutive loss by the Padres - the leading team in the National League wild-card race - created the kind of opportunity a team clinging to threads of postseason hope knows it cannot afford to squander.