Joey Votto saw his batting average dangerously close to dropping below the .300 mark. The Reds slugger was hitless for two games in a row for only the seventh time all season.
Votto's 21st home run off J.P Howell broke with Shin-Soo Choo on base. snapped an 0-for-13 funk. The fifth inning blast propelled the Reds to its second win in a row and fourth of the first five games of a crucial 10-game home stand.
Moylan had to replace Dodger's starter Chris Capuano who left with a strained groin.
Ramirez singled again leading off the fourth. Leake retired 13 in a row until pinch hitter, Michael Young, singled with two outs in the eighth.
Votto singled to lead off the fourth, snapping an 0-for-13 funk. He went to third on a single by Jay Bruce. Ryan Ludwick hit into a double play as Votto scored. Leake drew a walk to start the fifth. Choo singled. But Brandon Phillips hit into a 5-3 double play. Votto's home run followed.
Manny Parra got a big out getting Carl Crawford to end the eighth.
Aroldis Chapman, working in his fourth straight game, struck out Puig, Adrian Gonzalez and Ramirez to seal the win.