MILWAUKEE — Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run home run during an eight-run sixth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-5 on Saturday night.
The Reds had seven hits in the key inning, and Milwaukee added two errors and a wild pitch by starter Zach Davies (9-5) that led to a run.
Joey Votto had four hits and two RBIs and Zack Cozart, Adam Duvall, Brandon Phillips, Tucker Barnhart and Suarez each had two hits for the Reds. Cincinnati had 16 hits.
Ryan Braun hit a solo homer off Dan Straily (8-6) in the sixth. Straily allowed two runs and 10 hits while striking out six over 5 1/3 innings.
Davies, who has emerged as Milwaukee’s ace, gave up five runs and eight hits in five innings.
Scooter Gennett had four hits for Milwaukee, and Martin Maldonado hit his sixth homer.