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Reds, Frazier Walk Off with 5th Straight Win

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JOE KAY
AP Sports Writer

CINCINNATI (AP) - Todd Frazier hit a one-out homer in the ninth inning Wednesday night, extending the Cincinnati Reds' best surge of the season with a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
The Reds won their fifth in a row, leaving them five games over .500 (24-19) for the first time this season.
Frazier connected for his first game-ending homer on the second pitch from Cristhian Martinez (2-1), who came on to start the ninth. It was a fitting ending for a series that has been decided by solo homers - 11 in all during the three games.
Aroldis Chapman (4-0) kept his ERA perfect by fanning two of the three he faced in the ninth. The left-hander hasn't allowed an earned run in 24 1-3 innings, ascending to the closer's role.

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