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John Fay has been the Reds beat writer for the Enquirer since 2001. Prior to that, he served in a variety of roles for the Enquirer: backup Reds writer, UC beat writer, backup Bengals writer and as a general assignment reporter. He is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of Elder High School and the University of Dayton.
The attendance for Friday night's tilt: 35,508. Bronson Arroyo went seven innings, allowing one run on six hits. Five strikeouts, one walk. Left with a 2-1 lead. It's first and third, no outs in the eighth, however.