facebook
twitter
search
search

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.

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.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
SB50: Denver Broncos face tough call at QB in 2016
Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend claims he hit her
NFLPA hopes to have independent arbitration for player discipline next season
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Group recreates 'Mario Kart' video game at UK mall