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Haren Throws Seven Strong To Snap Five-Game Losing Streak

Last updated on Wednesday, July 1, 2009

(CINCINNATI, OH) - Dan Haren threw seven strong innings and hit his first major league home run as the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a five-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

Mark Reynolds put the D-backs on the board with a two-run single in the third and Gerardo Parra followed with an RBI single to make it 3-0 Arizona.

It became 6-0 Diamondbacks in the sixth when Miguel Montero hit a two-run home run off reds starter Bronson Arroyo and Haren followed with a solo shot.

Haren allowed a run on four hits over seven innings, striking out nine to improve to 7 and 5.

Ramon Hernandez had an RBI double and Brandon Phillips hit a sacrifice fly to account for Cincinnati's offense.

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