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Leake Fires Four Hitter As Reds Sweep Mets

Last updated on Thursday, August 16, 2012

(Cincinnati, OH) - Mike Leake fired a complete-game four-hitter as the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 6-1 to record their fifth win in a row.

The Reds scored five earned runs off Mets starter RA Dickey with Scott Rolen, Todd Frazier and Jay Bruce hitting solo home runs off the All-Star knuckleballer.

Leake, Brandon Phillips and Ryan Ludwick added R-B-I singles as the Reds' lead in the NL Central is now seven games over Pittsburgh and St. Louis.

Leake allowed an earned run and walked none while striking out four in moving to 5-7.

Dickey allowed five runs on ten hits with a pair of walks and nine strikeouts as he drops to 15-4.

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