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Reds take first-half finale behind pair of home runs
MLB.com Updated Jul 14, 2013
The Cincinnati Reds got the big hit and the long ball they'd been looking for on one swing of Jay Bruce's bat and got five innings of shutdown relief from its bullpen in downing the Atlanta Braves, 8-4, Sunday afternoon at Turner Field.Share Tweet
MLB.com Jul 14, 2013Pirates reliever Mark Melancon, Giants closer Sergio Romo and Braves catcher Brian McCann were added to the National League All-Star team, and Orioles starter Chris Tillman, Royals closer Greg Holland and A's closer Grant Balfour were added to the Ameri…Share TweetJay Bruce hit a two-run homer in Cincinnati's four-run third inning, Shin-Soo Choo also homered, and the Reds beat Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Sunday.Share TweetBraves first baseman Freddie Freeman has a thumb injury that will prevent him from playing in Tuesday's All-Star Game, though he will still "take part in the festivities," the team said Sunday.Share Tweet