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CINCINNATI -- Reds All-Star third baseman Todd Frazier was out of Wednesday's lineup vs. the Cubs. The only other time he did not start this season was when he missed an April 26 game at Atlanta with a tight left groin.

"Since then, we've run him pretty hard. We had the doubleheader, and it just seemed like it made sense for a day off," Reds manager Bryan Price said.

Ramon Santiago started for Frazier, who was 7-for-25 on the homestand entering the night.

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Mark My Word, and follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon. Manny Randhawa is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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