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Reds lose against Cubs in the 9th 3-2


Kosuke Fukudome hit a game-ending single as the Chicago Cubs scored twice in the ninth inning to beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Saturday.

Carlos Pena led off the ninth with a homer to right field homer to tie it at 2. Blake DeWitt later singled up the middle, then advanced to third on Jeff Baker's ground-rule double to center field.

Fukudome won it with a single up the middle.

Francisco Cordero (2-1) allowed two runs and four hits while getting just two outs for the Reds, whose three-game winning streak was snapped.

Marcos Mateo (1-1) pitched 1 1-3 scoreless innings for Chicago.

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