Travis Shaw smacked a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers went on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2. Game two is tonight in Milwaukee with pregame at 6:40 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere in the National League: The St. Louis Cardinals swiped a 5-3 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth to give the Redbirds the win. Game two is tonight at Dodger Stadium.
Bryse Wilson allowed just three hits over five shutout innings to win his big league debut as the Atlanta Braves blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0. The teams play again tonight in Pittsburgh.
Following an off day, the Chicago Cubs open a two-game Interleague set tonight against the Tigers in Detroit.