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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The bullpen was depleted. Carlos Martinez Jersey . The Reds offence was thread-bare. Mike Leake took care of both problems. Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run -- a rare commodity for the Reds these days -- leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. "Fantastic job," third baseman Todd Frazier said. "We needed it." The Reds won for only the second time in 11 games since the All-Star break. The offence has been the biggest problem, scoring only 20 runs -- by far the fewest in the majors over that span. Leake (8-9) pitched in that way, too. His single off the glove of diving third baseman Martin Prado drove in a run in the second off Trevor Cahill (1-8), who has yet to win as a starter this season. Frazier and Brayan Pena also had RBI singles off Cahill, who fell to 0-6 in seven starts this season. A Reds lineup already missing first baseman Joey Votto and second baseman Brandon Phillips -- both on the disabled list -- also was without right fielder Jay Bruce, who went on bereavement leave for his grandfathers death. Both teams wasted chances during Arizonas 2-1, 15-inning victory in the series opener on Monday, which depleted the bullpens. Leake gave Cincinnatis relievers a chance to recover by giving up five hits in 7 2-3 innings. "He was just sharp," manager Bryan Price said. "He was on the attack. Theres a certain element to him -- a competitiveness, a fierceness to the kid -- that makes him better than his stuff, and hes got good stuff." With his sinker working well, Leake got 18 outs off grounders or strikeouts. "I try to keep the ball in the infield," Leake said. "I like using the infield more than the outfield." "That ball was moving more than normal," Arizona catcher Miguel Montero said. "His sinker was working." Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for his 23rd save in 25 chances. He extended his streak of at least one strikeout in 45 consecutive appearances, a major league record for a reliever. ON DECK Diamondbacks: Kirk Gibson needs one more win to tie Bob Melvin (337) for most by a Diamondbacks manager. ... Left-hander Wade Miley (6-7) starts the final game of the series before Arizona returns home to face Pittsburgh. Miley is 3-1 with a 2.94 ERA in his last five starts. Reds: Right-hander Alfredo Simon (12-5) tries for his first win since being chosen for his first All-Star team. In two starts since then, hes 0-2 and has given up seven runs -- five earned -- in 9 1-3 innings. ... The Reds start a series in Miami on Thursday. TRAINERS ROOM Diamondbacks: Second baseman Aaron Hill was back in the starting lineup after being limited to one pinch-hitting appearance in the last two games because of a bruised right hand. ... Right-hander Bo Schultz was called up from Triple-A Reno to restock a bullpen depleted by two extra-inning games in the last three. Outfielder Alfredo Marte was optioned. Reds: Right-hander Logan Ondrusek resumed throwing. Hes been on the 15-day disabled list since July 22 with a sore pitching shoulder. ... Price said left-hander Manny Parra hasnt pitched since July 20 because hes had a stiff back. ... Reliever Curtis Partch was called up from Triple-A Louisville to take Bruces spot while hes on bereavement leave. HURTS TO WATCH Diamondbacks All-Star catcher Miguel Montero would rather try to hit Chapmans fastball than catch it. He watched Reds All-Star catcher Devin Mesoraco catch fastballs clocked at 104 mph and 103 mph during Arizonas 2-1, 15-inning win on Monday and decided he wanted no part of that. "You see the reaction from Mesoraco," Montero said. "Every time he catches the ball its like, Oh, pain!" STATS Arizona has lost six of its last eight against Cincinnati. ... Didi Gregorius has four triples, a career high. ... Arizonas bullpen hasnt allowed a run in the last 18 2-3 innings. ... The Reds three runs matched their highest total in 11 games since the All-Star break. ... Billy Hamilton of the Reds opened the first with a double that snapped his career-worst slump at 0 for 15. Zack Cozart had an infield single -- he was orginally out at first but the call was overturned on appeal -- that ended his 0-for-22 slump, which matched his career worst. ... Leake has 63 career hits, the most by a pitcher in the majors since 2010. Stan Musial Cardinals Jersey . -- Theres been so much talk about Mike Moustakas at the plate that the third baseman ignored the conversation Wednesday -- even after doing something positive. Paul DeJong Jersey . The game marks the rare occasion when two homegrown running backs, Jon Cornish of the Calgary Stampeders and Andrew Harris of the B.C. Lions, will start in the West Divisions battle for a Grey Cup berth.MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The New Orleans Pelicans discovered that the Memphis Grizzlies defence was as tough as advertisedThe Pelicans were averaging 102.5 points and shooting 42 per cent entering Monday nights game, but the Grizzlies — the NBAs top defensive unit — limited New Orleans to 34 per cent shooting in a 93-81 loss to Memphis.For the Grizzlies, the win was their 16th straight at home to set a franchise record. Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 16 points, Zach Randolph had 15 and Tayshaun Prince added 14.Randolph had 11 rebounds to give him a double-double in each of the teams four games. Gasol (11 rebounds) and Tony Allen (12 points, 11 rebounds) also finished with double-doubles.Tyreke Evans led the Pelicans (1-2) with 21 points. New Orleans was 4 of 24 from 3-point range. Anthony Davis, who was averaging 28 points, was held to 14.We shot terrible, Davis said. We couldnt make shots. The ball just couldnt go in the bucket.Memphis used its defence and rebounding — a 52-49 advantage — to overcome a lacklustre shooting effort of its own. The Grizzlies shot 41 per cent and guard Mike Conley missed eight of the 10 shots he attempted.We didnt go out and beat them 110-108, said Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger. We got them in the mud and we got our hands and our bodies on people. We were very physical.The Grizzlies limited the Pelicans to 13 points in the first quarter, one in which New Orleans shot 23 per cent.Obviously in an NBA game there (are) going to be some tough shots taken because thats what NBA player do, said Pelicans coach Monty Williams. But we had a number of open looks tonight. Ryan (Anderson) is not going to go 2-for-14. That just doesnt happen.Despite their offensive struggles, the Grizzlies pulled away in the fourth quarter behind reserve Vince Carter and Prince. Carters turnaround jumper gave the Grizzlies a 71-66 lead midway through the quarter and two minutes later Prince scored back-to-back baskets, the second a fast-break slam off a feed from Beno Udrih for a 76-68 lead. Quincy Pondexter added a key 3-pointer for an 81-72 advantage with 4:34 to go and in the closing minute two Allen free throws gave the Grizzliees their biggest lead at 93-79. Chris Beck Jersey. They did a good job of front early in the game we got stagnant, Joerger said. As good as we were defensively, offensively we were really slow. We were walking up the court.The Grizzlies, who led by as many as 10 points in the first half, struggled from the floor in the third quarter. Memphis was 7 of 23 in the quarter and allowed the Pelicans to grab their first lead at 45-44 early in the period. But the Grizzlies recovered behind Gasol. Gasol scored 10 points during a two-minute stretch that allowed the Grizzlies to take a 60-48 lead.TIP-INSThe Grizzlies: Center Marc Gasol, leading the team with a 24.7 average, did not attempt his first shot until 3:51 remained in the second quarter. ... The Grizzlies did not have a fast-break point in their 71-69 win over Charlotte Saturday. They had four in the first half against the Pelicans and six for the game. ... Monday night marked the 10th anniversary of NBA basketball at FedExForum.The Pelicans: Reserve forward John Salmons missed Mondays game due to a family situation, according to Williams. ... Reserve Ryan Anderson, who entered the game averaging 16.5 points, was held to seven points on 2-of-14 shooting. ... Starting guard Eric Gordons early season slump continued. He was 4-of-14 shooting, including 0 for 5 from beyond the arc, and finished with 11 points. He entered the game averaging 4 points per game.WHATS NEXTGrizzlies: Visit Phoenix on Wednesday.Pelicans: Return home to face Charlotte.PIVOTAL MOMENTAfter the Pelicans Davis scored with 6:51 to go in the fourth quarter to trim the Memphis lead to four points (72-68), Prince scored consecutive baskets to spark a 9-4 run to put the Grizzlies up by nine (81-72) with 4:33 to go in the game.STAT LINESThe Grizzlies limited the Pelicans to 33.7 shooting (29 of 86). Over its past two games, Memphis had held the opposition to 34.8 per cent shooting (55 of 158).BENCH STRENGTHFor the first time this season, the Grizzlies bench outscored their opponents reserves. Memphiss second unit had a 25-19 advantage with veteran Vince Carter finishing with nine points to lead the reserves. ' ' '