CINCINNATI (AP) – Edinson Volquez ended the longest current streak of domination in the majors by allowing only one hit through eight innings Wednesday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 victory over the Houston Astros.

The Astros had won their last 11 games at Great American Ball Park since late in the 2007 season, the best such streak in franchise history. They had won 16 of 17 in Cincinnati over the last three years.

Volquez (3-2), who had a career-high seven walks in a loss to Atlanta on Friday, gave up only Miguel Tejada’s double in the first inning. He retired 17 straight over one stretch, walking one and hitting a batter in the longest appearance of his career.

Francisco Cordero completed the one-hitter with his seventh save in as many chances.


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