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MLB: Cincinnati 7, Colorado 2

July 29, 2012 at 6:32 PM   |   Comments

DENVER, July 29 (UPI) -- Drew Stubbs and Zack Cozart each homered in the fifth inning Sunday and the Cincinnati Reds logged their 10th straight win with a 7-2 defeat of Colorado.

Stubbs finished with three RBI and Miguel Cairo knocked in two runs for the National League Central-leading Reds, who were victorious for the 17th time in 19 games overall.

Mat Latos (9-3) won his second consecutive start, holding the Rockies to two runs on four hits over eight innings. The right-hander walked three and struck out eight.

Colorado starter Jonathan Sanchez (0-2) lasted just 4 1/3 innings, absorbing the loss. He coughed up six runs on eight hits.

Josh Rutledge belted a two-run homer for the Rockies, who fell for the ninth time in 11 contests.

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