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Arroyo was dominant on Friday Dusty Baker's bunch entered Friday's contest against the Friars badly in search of a win. His club was riding a 3-game losing skid due in large part to being able to muster just one run in each of the last three games. Furthermore, the upstart Pirates had overtaken them for the top spot in the division while the hated, third-place Cardinals were nipping at their heels for second. Needless to say, the Reds desperately needed to turn their fortunes around. And that burden fell on the willing shoulders of ole' veteran Bronson Arroyo. The 34-year old right hander didn't disappoint either. His complete game, shutout performance helped propel the Reds (45-38) to an easy 6-0 victory over the Padres (34-51) at PETCO Park, and helped even up the series at one a piece. Here's a look at all the good, the bad and the notables: The Good: - The Reds scored more than one run in a ball game and thus, emerged victorious! - Arroyo de...
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