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Homer Bailey didn't let the Milwaukee Brewers' earlier success bother him one bit.
Bailey allowed one run and three hits in eight innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Brewers 9-1 on Sunday.
Bailey (8-10) won his third straight decision by beating a team that has given him trouble in the past. He improved his career mark against Milwaukee to 2-7 in 14 starts with his first win in three starts against the Brewers this season.
"For some reason this team has usually done pretty well against me" Bailey said. "I never really thought about it so I just kind of went out there and tried to pitch a little bit."
He did more than a little bit against the Brewers thanks to good fastball location and a tough curveball.
"He's got incredible stuff" Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett said. "He was getting ahead for the most part. When guys with good stuff get ahead it makes it that much harder."
Gennett's double in the second and ...
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