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Reds Sweep Arizona, Tied For First In Central

Last updated on Thursday, May 14, 2009

(PHOENIX) - The Cincinnati Reds completed a three-game sweep of Arizona, defeating the Diamondbacks 10-3.

Johnny Cueto allowed three runs on four hits over seven innings to pick up his third-straight win, improving to 4-and-1.

Brandon Phillips hit a pair of two-run doubles and Willy Taveres had three singles and scored twice.

Arizona's Gerardo Parra homered off Cueto in his first major league at bat in the first and Augie Ojeda would add a solo blast in the seventh.

With the win, the Reds create a logjam atop the NL Central standings.

The Reds, Brewers and Cardinals are in a three-way tie for first at 20-14 with Chicago just a half-game back at 19-and-14.

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