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"I'm trying to think when it was, going back to last season, I guess."

Reds Manager Jerry Narron, trying to recall the last time Cincinnati won two consecutive road games before this week (it happened last September)

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Astros: RHP Roy Oswalt earned the final spot on the NL all-star team in Internet fan voting. . . . Agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Brian Bogusevic, a 21-year-old left-hander from Tulane.

Braves: OF Brian Jordan, who has a swollen left knee, will be placed on the 15-day disabled list and top prospect Jeff Francouer will become the 10th rookie on their 25-man roster. Jordan is batting .244 with three homers and 23 RBI.

Marlins: RHP Josh Beckett will miss his scheduled start Sunday against the Cubs because of a strained left oblique muscle.

Nationals: IF Tony Blanco is suffering from vertigo associated with a sinus infection and was only available to pinch-run last night.

Reds: Activated IF Anderson Machado from the 15-day disabled list and optioned 3B Edwin Encarnacion to Class AAA Louisville.

Rockies: Activated RHP Shawn Chacon from the disabled list. Outrighted RHP Matt Anderson to Class AAA Colorado Springs.

-- From News Services

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