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Astros Edge NL Central Champion Reds In Pitchers Duel

Last updated on Thursday, September 30, 2010

(CINCINNATI, OH) - The Houston Astros snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 shutout of the Cincinnati Reds.

Nelson Figueroa pitched into the seventh, giving up six hits to get the win and improve to 6-4. Carlos Lee gave Houston the lead for good with an RBI triple in the first.

Johnny Cueto took the loss despite allowing just one earned run over seven innings.

Cueto falls to 12-7. Reds manager Dusty Baker rested all of his starting position players one day after Cincinnati clinched the NL Central Championship.

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