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Latos Wins Pitching Duel

Reds Swapped Four to get Latos from Padres in 2012

The Reds won a 1-0 game last night to take their series from the Cubs and remain on pace with the Cardinals for the NL Central Lead. Latos is staring the season with a much better April than he's had in the past and Cincinnati is giving indications they will remain in the hunt for a another division crown despite being hit hard with early injuries.

The Cincinnati Reds took their home series against the Cubs by winning the rubber game last night by a score of 1-0. Mat Latos and Jeff Samardzija were locked in a pitching duel that went scoreless until Todd Frazier hit a towering home run in the seventh inning to provide the game's only run. Latos left the game after allowing a hit and walk to start the eighth. Jonathan Broxton and stopped... Recommended Stories

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