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Recap: Reds 4, Marlins 0
Boxscores    Line Movements    BT Movements
Game: 2
Venue: Marlins Park
Date: May 15, 2013 7:10 PM EDT
  

MIAMI (AP) - Shin-Soo Choo hit two homers and four pitchers combined on an 11-hit shutout Wednesday night to help the Cincinnati Reds extend their winning streak to a season-best five games by beating Miami 4-0.

Choo hit solo homers in the fourth and sixth inning, giving him nine this season. The multihomer game was his second in eight days and ninth of his career.

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Mike Leake (3-2) went 6 2-3 innings and pitched around nine hits. The Marlins had 14 baserunners but stranded 12 and hit into two double plays.

That gave the crowd of 14,866 little to cheer about, and the biggest roars came when highlights of the Miami Heat's playoff victory over the Chicago Bulls two miles away were shown on the video scoreboard.

The Marlins were shut out for the seventh time, most in the majors. Cincinnati climbed a season-high eight games above .500 and improved to 5-1 against Miami, which has lost four in a row.

The Marlins fell to 0-10 this year with the retractable roof open in their stadium. The ball carries better in those conditions, and Choo twice sent it flying off Alex Sanabia (2-6).

Choo homered into the nightclub beyond the left-field fence, then pulled a homer into the Marlins' bullpen in right field. He also led off the game with a single and scored on a double by NL RBI leader Brandon Phillips.

Choo's four hits tied a career high, and he raised his average to .322. Joey Votto added two hits and an RBI for the Reds, who improved to 20-6 when they score first.

They led 4-0 in the seventh when Miami mounted a threat. With runners at second and third, Sean Marshall came on and struck out Derek Dietrich with a 3-2 curve to end the inning.

Miami put two runners aboard again in the ninth. Aroldis Chapman then threw seven fastballs of at least 100 mph to Dietrich, who finally struck out looking on a changeup.

The Marlins managed three infield hits among their 10 singles but went 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position. They rank last in the majors in wins at home, where they're 5-13.

Sanabia allowed four runs in six innings and has lost five consecutive starts.

Notes: Cincinnati 3B Todd Frazier, batting .229, was given the night off. ... Reds starters have allowed one earned run in 22 1-3 innings over the past three games. ... Cincinnati RHP Mat Latos will try to win his fifth consecutive decision in the series finale Thursday against rookie Jose Fernandez.

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 SERIES AT A GLANCE
GAME 1
Reds at Marlins
Tue, May 14 Final 6 to 2
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 2
Reds at Marlins
Wed, May 15 Final 4 to 0
 Boxscores    Recaps
GAME 3
Reds at Marlins
Thu, May 16 Final 5 to 3
 Boxscores    Recaps

 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 CIN  -180   -115   8 
 MIA  +170   -105   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 CIN  -184   -120   8 
 MIA  +164   +100   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   RUN   O/U 
 CIN  83%   80%   86% 
 MIA  17%   20%   14% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 MLB HEAD TO HEAD
 May 14, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 CIN 6 Cover: +100 
 MIA 2 Over: 8 
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 Apr 21, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 6 Over: 16 
 CIN 10 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 20, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 2 Under: 5 
 CIN 3 Cover: +100 
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 Apr 19, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 2 Cover: +230 
 CIN 1 Under: 3 
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 Apr 18, 2013  Score  ATS Results 
 MIA 1 Over: 12 
 CIN 11 Cover: +100 
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 MLB RECAPS
 Wednesday, May 15
 
    Padres at Orioles
12:35 PM EDT
    Astros at Tigers
1:05 PM EDT
    Indians at Phillies
1:05 PM EDT
    White Sox at Twins
1:10 PM EDT
    Rangers at Athletics
3:35 PM EDT
    Braves at Diamondbacks
3:40 PM EDT
    Mariners at Yankees
7:05 PM EDT
    Giants at Blue Jays
7:05 PM EDT
    Brewers at Pirates
7:05 PM EDT
    Reds at Marlins
7:10 PM EDT
    Red Sox at Rays
7:10 PM EDT
    Rockies at Cubs
8:05 PM EDT
    Mets at Cardinals
8:15 PM EDT
    Royals at Angels
10:05 PM EDT
    Nationals at Dodgers
10:10 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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