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Reds Lose Restart Game, Win Nightcap

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UNDATED (AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds managed to pick up a victory Tuesday after dropping the completion of Monday's suspended game. Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer as the Reds downed the Pirates 7-5. Leake gave up three runs and five hits in 6 2/3 innings to beat the Bucs for the fourth consecutive start. Joey Votto (VAH'-toh) to help the Reds improve to 5-9. Pittsburgh pulled out the suspended first game of the series as Russell Martin's RBI single in the seventh snapped a 7-7 tie in an 8-7 win over Cincinnati. The two teams combined for 10 homers over the first six innings before the game was suspended Monday by rain. Pittsburgh had three sets of back-to-back homers, only the third time that's happened in major league history. Neil Walker and Gaby Sanchez went back-to-back twice, only the second time that's happened in Pirates history.