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Latos shuts down Giants, 2-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Just when San Francisco's pitching staff had all the momentum from four straight shutouts, Cincinnati's starters stole it right away.

And Mat Latos stymied the Giants - as he so often does.

Latos pitched a two-hitter to win his career-best seventh straight decision, beating San Francisco for the second time in as many outings this season to lead the Reds to a 2-1 victory Saturday.

Latos followed Mike Leake's nine-hitter Friday for the Reds' first consecutive complete games since Johnny Cueto and Homer Bailey on May 11-12, 2010, against the Pirates.

"We ran into another well-pitched …

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