JOSH DUBOW
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October 7, 2012
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Cain struggles as Giants lose Game 1 5-2 to Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An uncharacteristic start from ace Matt Cain has left the San Francisco Giants in unfamiliar territory to start this postseason run.

Cain gave up home runs to Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce for the first earned runs he has ever allowed in the postseason, and the Giants find themselves trailing a playoff series for a change following a 5-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 of the NL division series on Saturday night.

"He wasn't as sharp as he normally is," manager Bruce Bochy said. "He left up a couple of pitches up that …

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