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Leake helps Reds take down Braves

Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Mike Leake gave up one run on two hits over eight innings and also hit a solo home run to lead the Reds to a 4-1 win over the Braves in the first of a four-game set at Great America Ball Park.

Leake (1-5) had six strikeouts and walked just one en route to his first victory since September 13, 2011.

Drew Stubbs had a pair of solo homers and Zack Cozart also had a solo blast as Cincinnati won its third straight game

Mike Minor (2-4) was charged with the loss after giving up all four runs over six frames.

Juan Francisco homered for Atlanta, which lost for the second time in three tries.



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