MLB: Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 1

Aug. 25, 2013 at 5:07 PM

CINCINNATI, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Marco Estrada allowed only one hit over seven scoreless innings Sunday, staking the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 win over Cincinnati.

Estrada (6-4) notched his third win in four starts, yielding a lead-off single to Shin-Soo Choo in the first inning. He retired the next 15 consecutive batters en route to the dominating 100-pitch performance.

The right-hander walked two and struck out nine as Milwaukee took the rubber match of a three-game series.

Caleb Gindl smacked a two-run homer and Jean Segura added an RBI to provide the Brewers' offense.

Cincinnati's Greg Reynolds (0-2) absorbed the loss, surrendering two runs on five hits over six innings.

Joey Votto homered for the Reds, who came into the contest trailing National League Central co-leaders Pittsburgh and St. Louis by 2 1/2 games.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback