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Reds Edge Braves To Pick Up Series Win

Last updated on Monday, August 2, 2010

(CINCINNATI, OH) - Brandon Phillips used the fifth inning to send the Cincinnati Reds to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

Braves shortstop Alex Gonzalez got the team on the board in the second inning with a solo home run. In the fifth, Phillips hit a triple, sending Ramon Hernandez in for a run.

An error by Gonzalez off a grounder from Orlando Cabrera allowed Phillips to score the tiebreaking run.

Pitcher Edinson Volquez pitched five innings for Cincy, striking out seven, walking five and hitting one batter.

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