Cincinnati Reds: It's not every day you turn an 8-2-5 double play, but the Reds did so in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Cubs, turning a single to center into a rally-busting twin killer. Meanwhile, Ken Griffey Jr. sat out the game as he continued to rest the calf he strained on March 29. It wasn't for lack of trying on his part, however. "I tried to push," he told Kevin Kelly of the Cincinnati Enquirer. "That didn't work." It was the team's decision to get him one more day's rest. Said general manager Dan O'Brien. "We felt like it didn't make sense for Ken to go out, play today, and potentially re-aggravate (the injury) and potentially cost him two weeks when if we wait two days, hopefully he's 100 percent and we move on." The plan is for Griffey to start today.
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