Carl Lindner Jr., who learned about business in a family dairy shop and became a billionaire buying and selling companies as founding chairman of American Financial Corp., has died. He was 92.
The Cincinnati Reds, who lead the St. Louis Cardinals by two games in the National League Central Division, traded for outfielder Jim Edmonds today by sending outfielder Chris Dickerson to the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Philadelphia Phillies are headed to the National League Championship Series for the third straight year after completing a sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with a five-hit shutout by Cole Hamels .
Cole Hamels pitched a five hitter and Chase Utley hit a solo home run as the Philadelphia Phillies won 2-0 to complete a three-game sweep of the host Cincinnati Reds in the National League playoffs.