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Reds Snap Four Game Losing Streak With Win Over Astros
Updated May 5, 2013 12:00 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(CINCINNATI, OH) - Rookie Devin Mesoraco and Brandon Phillips homered as the Cincinnati Reds broke a four-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros.

Mesoraco gave the Reds the early lead with a two-run shot in the second.

Jay Bruce added a two-run single and Phillips hit a solo shot in the eighth to give Cincinnati some insurance.

Houston's runs came via two-run homers with JD Martinez hitting a shot off Reds starter Homer Bailey in the third and Chris Johnson adding a pinch-hit shot off reliever Bill Bray in the eighth.

Bailey went seven innings, allowing six hits to get the win and improve to 9-7.

Astros starter Bud Norris took the loss to drop to 6-11.

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