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Leake Out Pitches Dempster As Reds Clip Cubs

Last updated on Wednesday, September 14, 2011

(CINCINNATI, OH) - Mike Leake pitched eight strong innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds past the Chicago Cubs 2-1.

Brandon Phillips gave the Reds the early lead when he led off the bottom of the first inning with a solo home run off Cubs starter Ryan Dempster.

Edgar Renteria drove in Cincinnati's second run with a single in the fifth.

Chicago got its lone run in the sixth when Alfonso Soriano grounded into a double play allowing Carlos Pena to score from third.

Leake allowed a run on six hits to improve to 12-9 with Francisco Cordero pitching a perfect ninth to pick up his 33rd save.

Dempster took the loss for the Cubs, dropping to 10-12.

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