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Reds down Pirates for series win

Scott Rolen hit a three-run home run and the Cincinnati Reds roared out to an early lead and crushed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-2 to clinch the four-game set Thursday.

The Reds won the game as -170 favorites, while the 10 runs made it OVER the night’s posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.

Johnny Cueto pitched six scoreless innings for the Reds, striking out nine batters in the win.

Charlie Morton was rocked for seven runs off eight hits in just two innings in the loss for Pittsburgh.