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Mat Latos leaves with back spasms

Updated: July 11, 2014, 11:56 PM ET
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CINCINNATI -- Right-hander Mat Latos left after five innings Friday night -- his shortest outing of the season -- because of spasms in his lower back, yet another injury to the depleted Reds.

Latos ran hard to first to try to beat out a bunt in the second inning. His back started acting up when he went back to the mound. 

"When I was bending over to get the sign for the first batter in the third inning, all of a sudden it felt like one of the middle infielders came up and stabbed ...

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