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Reds rally to beat Garcia, Cardinals 3-1

Zack Cozart hit his first major league homer on Sunday, and the Cincinnati Reds used a disputed call and a pair of wild pitches by Jaime Garcia to rally for a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

The defending NL Central champs got a much-needed win against Garcia (9-4), who was 5-0 in his career against them.

Cardinals shortstop Ryan Theriot was ejected while arguing a call in the sixth that set up the tying run.

Garcia then threw a pair of wild pitches that let Cincinnati pull even. Ryan Hanigan singled home the tiebreaking run an inning later, and Cozart homered in the eighth.

Homer Bailey (4-4) gave up three hits, including Lance Berkman's 25th homer, in 7 1-3 innings.

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