Apr 29, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce (32) hits the game winning home run during the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Great American Ballpark. The Reds defeated the Astros 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-US PRESSWIRE
CINCINNATI (AP) - Jay Bruce's fourth home run in four games lifted the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 comeback win over the Houston Astros on Sunday.
Bruce hit reliever Fernando Rodriguez's (0-3) first pitch 381 feet into the right field seats for his seventh homer of the season. Bruce has hit home runs in a career-high four consecutive games, one short of tying Cincinnati's club record.
Logan Ondrusek (1-0) pitched a perfect eighth to get the win. Sean Marshall earned his fifth save in six tries.
Houston starter Jordan Lyles was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City before the game. He lasted six innings, allowing four hits and three runs with three walks and four strikeouts.
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