VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Reds complete home sweep of Brewers

CINCINNATI (AP) - Don Lutz hit his first career home run, a three-run drive off the right-field foul pole in the second inning that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Advertisement
Lutz, who made his big league debut on April 29, homered off Wily Peralta (3-3), and pinch-hitter Xavier Paul homered in the seventh, sending Milwaukee to its fourth straight loss and ninth in 10 games.

Bronson Arroyo (3-4) ended a four-start winless streak, allowing five hits in 6 2-3 scoreless innings with one walk and five strikeouts. He had been 0-3 since beating Philadelphia on April 15.

Sam LeCure struck out Jeff Bianchi looking to end the seventh, Jonathan Broxton allowed an unearned run in the eighth and Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth.

Peralta (3-3) gave up four runs - three earned - five hits and two walks in six innings.

Dusty Baker got his 1,603rd win as a manager, moving past Hall of Famer Fred Clarke into sole possession of 17th on baseball's career list, 16 behind Ralph Houk for 16th place.

Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce opened the second inning with singles and, one out later, Lutz lined a 1-0 pitch 366 feet off the pole.

Cincinnati scored an unearned run in the third. After a throwing error by Peralta on a comebacker, Bruce hit a possible inning-ending, double-play grounder, but shortstop Jen Segura's relay sailed over first baseman Yuniesky Betancourt for another error.

Paul led off the seventh with second homer of the season, a 404-foot drive into the right-field seats on an 0-2 pitch from Mike Fiers, recalled from the minor leagues on Saturday and making his first big league appearance since April 16. Paul has four pinch-homers, including two this season.

Alex Gonzalez scored on Ryan Hanigan's passed ball in the eighth.

NOTES: Reds RHP Johnny Cueto is scheduled to make his second injury rehabilitation start on Tuesday for Class A Dayton. Cueto has been on the DL since April 15 with a strained muscle in his upper right arm. LHP Manny Parra, on the disabled list since April 26 with a strained left pectoral muscle, and OF Chris Heisey, out since April 29 with strained right hamstring, both are due to start rehab assignments on Monday with Double-A Pensacola. ... The Reds are off Monday before opening a nine-game trip Tuesday at Miami. ... Milwaukee's 10-game trip resumes Monday for the opener of a four-game series at Pittsburgh.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Dodgers trade RP Ravin to Braves for cash
Rare Robinson jersey sold for $2.05M
Bucs trade 2B Ngoepe, add Meadows
Players' union extends deadline to Tuesday
Yankees raise available money for Ohtani
Investigators: Halladay performed turns
Rangers acquire Herrera from Yankees
Jones, Thome head Hall of Fame ballot
Yankees get P Sanmartin from Rangers
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2017 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Gary Bart + 2230
Stephen Nover + 1583
ASA + 1333
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Chip Chirimbes + 1971
Stephen Nover + 1351
Vince Akins + 1017
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
NeiltheGreek + 1322
Kyle Hunter + 719
Joe Nelson + 682
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
John Fisher + 513
ASA + 290
Kevin Rogers + 159
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
John Fisher + 1356
Scott Rickenbach + 941
Stephen Nover + 724
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Stephen Nover + 1720
Dave Cokin + 1514
ASA + 1049
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership