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Cordero Picks Up 300th Career Save In Reds Come From Behind Win

Last updated on Thursday, June 2, 2011

(CINCINNATI, OH) - The Cincinnati Reds used home runs from Jay Bruce and Joey Votto to come from behind and beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3.

Rickie Weeks led off the game with a solo homer for Milwaukee with Nyjer Morgan following with a triple.

Morgan scored on Ryan Braun's groundout and the Brewers took a 3-0 lead on an RBI single by Yuniesky Betancourt in the fourth.

Shaun Marcum held the Reds scoreless until the seventh when he surrendered a two-run homer to Bruce. In the eighth,

Votto slammed a two-run shot off the center field batter's eye off Milwaukee reliever Kameron Loe.

Francisco Cordero pitched a perfect ninth to clinch the Cincinnati win and record his 300th-career save.

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