Adam Dunn and Corey Patterson each hit two-run homers, Brandon Phillips scored twice off a pair of heady baserunning plays and Cincinnati defeated Milwaukee 12-4. Phillips helped put the Reds on top for good in the sixth after the normally sure-handed second baseman allowed two unearned runs that cost Cincinnati the lead in the fifth when he let a grounder go through his legs.
In the sixth, Ken Griffey Jr. singled and advanced to second on a balk by Brewers starter Dave Bush. Then Phillips singled to put men on the corners, setting up Dunn's sacrifice fly that tied the game at 3. Milwaukee, which had a four-game winning streak snapped, got solo homers from Ryan Braun and Hall.