Oct 11, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) celebrates with teammate Angel Pagan (16) after hitting a grand slam in the fifth inning against the Cincinnati Reds in game five of the 2012 NLDS at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE

Giants Advance to NLCS, Beat Reds 6-4 in Game 5


The San Francisco Giants hung on in Cincinnati to defeat the Reds 6-4, and advance to the NLCS. Buster Posey provided the big hit with a grand slam to make it a 6-0 game, but the Reds clawed back against Matt Cain and the Giants’ bullpen.

Sergio Romo struck out Scott Rolen to end the game, after the Reds had three chances with the winning run at the plate.

Full recap of Giants vs. Reds, Game 5 to follow.

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