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Homer Shuts Down 'Stros

HOUSTON (AP) - Homer Bailey allowed five hits over seven scoreless innings, Jay Bruce had a two-run homer and Joey Votto drove in three runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Houston Astros 7-3 on Tuesday night.

Bailey (2-0), who made his 2011 debut last week against the Astros, struck out five with no walks to get his second win of the year.

Votto had doubles in both the first and second innings to drive in his runs and Bruce connected on his homer off Houston starter Brett Myers in the first inning.

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