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Reds place pitchers Mat Latos, Mike Leake on revocable waivers

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The Cincinnati Reds placed pitchers Mat Latos and Mike Leake on revocable waivers yesterday, but neither is likely to be traded, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

If a team claims either player, the club will have two days to agree to a trade with the Reds. Otherwise, the Cincinnati could deal them for no compensation.

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Latos, 26, is 4-3 on the season with a 2.99 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 57 strikeouts for the Reds. He missed time this season with knee and elbow injuries.

The 26-year-old Leake has gone 10-11 this season with a 3.51 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 140 strikeouts. 

The Reds are in fourth place in the N.L. Central at 63-69. They are 6.5 games behind the San Francisco Giants for the final Wild Card spot.

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