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Reds sweep Pirates

Joey Votto drove in a pair of runs to help the Cincinnati Reds defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 Thursday afternoon for a sweep of the three-game series at PNC Park.

Cincinnati won this game as -140 favorites, while the five runs went UNDER the day's posted over/under (8).

Brandon Phillips went 2-for-4 at the plate with a run batted in for the Reds. Bronson Arroyo allowed just one run over seven innings for the win, and Francisco Cordero notched his 39th save.

Lastings Milledge went deep in a losing effort for the Pirates. Charlie Morton surrendered four runs over seven innings of work.