Hamels leaves after 1 inning, Reds beat Cubs 6-3 to end skid

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    Joe Maddon looked up from his sheet of statistics and saw left-hander Cole Hamels walking toward him instead of warming up for the second inning -- the last thing the Cubs manager wanted to see.

    "I'm looking up off my paper and all of a sudden he's walking toward me, so I had no idea what was going on," Maddon said.

    Just like that, the Cubs' rotation had taken another big hit.

    Hamels walked off the field after throwing only one warm-up pitch before the second inning Friday night and feeling discomfort in his left side. The Cincinnati Reds took advantage for a 6-3 victory that ended their four-game losing streak.

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