W: Manny Parra (1-4)
L: Bronson Arroyo (4-2)
HR: J.J. Hardy (4), Ryan Braun (5), Prince Fielder (5), Brandon Phillips (5), Jay Bruce (7)
MVP: J.J. Hardy (+.179)
LVP: Craig Counsell (-.035)
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This one was over early. J.J. Hardy connected for a three run home run to cap a five run first inning, and Ryan Braun hit the Brewers' first grand slam of the season in the second to give Manny Parra a 9-0 lead.
Parra pitched out of trouble consistently, including bases loaded jams in both the third and fourth innings. All told, he allowed two runs on eight hits and four walks in six innings en route to his first win.
All told, the Brewers managed 20 hits and five walks in the game, including the first major league hit for Carlos Corporan, who singled off of Reds shortstop Paul Janish in the ninth inning, and Fielder's fifth home run, which was also hit off Janish as part of a five run ninth inning. Five Brewers had multiple hits, including Craig Counsell, who went 4-for-6 with two doubles.