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Lutz's 1st career HR lifts Reds over Brewers 5-1

Source : AP
Last Updated: Sun, May 12, 2013 20:30 hrs

Don Lutz hit his first career home run, a three-run drive in the first inning that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Lutz homered in the second innings off Wily Peralta (3-3), and pinch-hitter Xavier Paul homered int he 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 scoress 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.



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