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Wood Strikes Out Six, Hits Three Run Homer In Reds Win

Last updated on Tuesday, May 10, 2011

(HOUSTON, TX) - Travis Wood provided both the pitching and the offense as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Houston Astros 6-1.

Wood put Cincinnati on the board in the top of the third when he hit a three-run home run off Houston starter Aneury Rodriguez.

Ramon Hernandez hit a two-run blast off Rodriguez in the fourth to give the reds a 5-0 lead.

Drew Stubbs closed out the scoring for Cincinnati with an RBI single in the sixth.

Wood lasted six and two-thirds innings, shutting out the Astros on six hits with a walk and six strikeouts to improve to 2-3.

Hunter Pence drove in the lone Houston run with a solo shot off reliever Logan Ondrusek in the eighth.

Rodriguez took the loss to fall to 0-1.

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