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COLOR PHOTOPhotograph by Joel Auerbach/US Presswire SAWED OFF Reds third baseman Ryan Freel shatters his bat while fouling off a pitch from the Marlins' Dontrelle Willis during a 4-2 loss to Florida last Saturday.