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MLB: Cincinnati 3, Oakland 1

Aug. 6, 2013 at 10:56 PM

CINCINNATI, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Mat Latos fired 7 1/3 shutout innings Tuesday, staking the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 interleague victory over Oakland.

Latos (11-3) notched his third win in four starts, baffling the Athletics on four hits. The right-hander walked three and struck out three in the 108-pitch performance.

J.J. Hoover recorded the final two outs of the eighth and Aroldis Chapman picked up his 26th save despite allowing a run in the ninth as the Reds took the opener of a two-game interleague set.

Jay Bruce smacked a solo homer and Brandon Phillips also provided an RBI for Cincinnati.

A's starter Dan Straily (6-6) was hung with the loss, surrendering a pair of runs on six hits in a four-inning effort.

Derek Norris socked a bases-empty homer for American League West-leading Oakland.

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