CINCINNATI (AP) -- Right-hander Mike Leake hit his first career
homer -- part of three solo shots in a row by the Cincinnati Reds --
and allowed only two hits over eight innings Monday night for a 4-1
victory over the Atlanta Braves.
Drew Stubbs hit two of the career-high four homers allowed by
Atlanta starter Mike Minor (2-4). All the runs scored on solo
homers at one of the majors' most hitter-friendly ballparks.
Leake (1-5) finally got his first victory in eight starts this
season, doing a little bit of everything. He struck out a
season-high six and retired 14 in a row after Juan Francisco
homered in the first inning.
Sean Marshall retired Jason Heyward on a fly ball with two
aboard in the ninth for his eighth save.