MLB: Cincinnati 4, Philadelphia 1

April 12, 2004 at 5:50 PM
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PHILADELPHIA, April 12 (UPI) -- Cincinnati beat Philadelphia 4-1 Monday in the first game at the Phillies new ballpark.

Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Robin Roberts were among celebrities honored in opening day festivities at the new Citizens Bank Park, but the Phillies couldn't get much going against Cincinnati's Paul Wilson and lost their fifth straight game. The win was the fifth in six games for the Reds.

Wilson (2-0) pitched 7 1/3 innings, allowing six hits. He retired 13 of 14 batters in one stretch.

Randy Wolf (0-1) took the loss, giving up all four Reds' runs and seven hits in five innings.

Cincinnati's runs included one on a double by Ken Griffey and another on a single by Ryan Freel. Bobby Abreu got Philadelphia's lone run with a homer.

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