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MLB: Cincinnati 6, Milwaukee 1

May 8, 2012 at 12:08 AM

MILWAUKEE, May 8 (UPI) -- Bronson Arroyo turned in a strong start and Jay Bruce's three-run homer capped a big fourth inning Monday that carried Cincinnati to a 6-1 win over Milwaukee.

Arroyo (2-1) limited the Brewers to one run on six hits over 6 2/3 innings, issuing only one walk while striking out nine.

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The Reds backed him with five runs in the fourth, during which Bruce and Zack Cozart hit home runs and Joey Votto contributed a run-scoring double.

Miguel Cairo added an RBI for Cincinnati, which won for the fourth time in five games and took the opener of a three-game set at Miller Field.

Marco Estrada (0-2) absorbed the loss for Milwaukee, surrendering five runs on eight hits in a seven-inning start.

Ryan Braun went 2-for-4 with a solo home run as the Brewers fell to 1-5 in May.

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