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MLB: Cincinnati 9, Florida 4

Cincinnati Reds Ken Griffey Jr. waits on deck to bat against the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 30, 2008. St. Louis won the game 5-2. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
Cincinnati Reds Ken Griffey Jr. waits on deck to bat against the St. Louis Cardinals in the third inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 30, 2008. St. Louis won the game 5-2. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt) | License Photo

MIAMI, June 9 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th MLB career home run Monday to spark the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-4 victory over Florida.

The 413-foot milestone was Griffey's seventh homer of the season. He is first among active players with 600 homers, with home-run king Barry Bonds (762) and Sammy Sosa (609) not currently a part of a major league roster.

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Cincinnati catcher Paul Bako hit two home runs and drove home five runs in the victory.

Edinson Volquez (9-2) got the win after pitching six innings with three runs allowed on three hits with five walks.

Jeremy Hermida drove home a pair of runs for the Marlins, who committed three errors and fell to four games behind National League East-leading Philadelphia.

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