HOUSTON, June 1 (UPI) -- Mike Leake allowed a run on four hits over seven innings Friday to keep the Cincinnati Reds rolling with a 4-1 victory over Houston.
The NL Central Division-leading Reds won for the fifth time in seven games and extended Houston's losing streak to seven.
Leake (2-5) struck out seven, winning his second straight decision after failing to pick up a win in his first seven starts.
Bruce hit a solo homer in the ninth, his 12th home run of the campaign.
J.A. Happ (4-5) suffered the loss, giving up three runs on five hits over seven innings.
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