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Cueto leads Reds over Brewers 6-2

CINCINNATI -- Johnny Cueto gave up three hits over eight innings, including two solo homers, and singled home a run on Saturday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.

 

The Reds have won two of the first three in the series, leaving Milwaukee with a six-game lead in the NL Central.

 

Cueto (3-2) gave up homers by Aramis Ramirez and Mark Reynolds and an infield single by Jean Segura. He walked one and struck out 10. The right-hander has allowed only three runs in his last 38 innings.

 

The Reds piled up the singles against Yovani Gallardo (2-1), who failed to produce a quality start for the first time this season. Cincinnati had nine singles in Gallardo's six innings, including Cueto's RBI hit the sixth inning for a 4-2 lead.

 

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