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Reds slip past Astros

Edinson Volquez allowed only one run on four hits with seven strikeouts over six innings Sunday, as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Houston Astros 4-2.

The Reds were a -115 favorite in the game and the six runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (9).

Micah Owings drove in a pair of runs for the Reds and Laynce Nix was 2-2 in the win.

Miguel Tejada was 3-5 for the Astros, while Felipe Paulino pitched six shutout innings in a no-decision.