CINCINNATI, OH (WHBL) - The Milwaukee Brewers have lost four straight and nine of their last 10, after falling at Cincinnati 5-1 on Sunday. Reds' left fielder Donald Lutz became the first German-raised player to homer in a Major League game. Lutz hit a three-run blast in the second inning off Wily Peralta, who took the loss and fell to 3-3. He lasted six innings and gave up four runs - three earned - on five hits with a pair of walks and three strikeouts. Xavier Paul homered later on. Reds' starter Bronson Arroyo got his first win since April 15th, giving up five hits in six-and-two-thirds' scoreless innings. Arroyo had Cincinnati's first quality start since April 30th, as he improved to 4-3. Alex Gonzalez scored the Brewers' only run in the eighth, when he came home from third on a passed ball by Reds' catcher Ryan Hanigan. Jean Segura and Yuniesky Betancourt each had a double and a single for Milwaukee. Segura went 8-for-12 in the series with a pair of solo home runs. The Brewers remain in fourth place in the National League Central, seven-and-a-half games behind front-running Saint Louis. The Brewers have lost eight straight division games - a string they'll try to break tonight in Pittsburgh. Right-hander Marco Estrada faces Pirates' right-hander A-J Burnett. Pregame coverage on WHBL begins at 5:30.
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