Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) – Arizona tied a major league record by homering in four straight at-bats off Milwaukee’s Dave Bush in the fourth inning, on the way to a 8-2 victory at Miller Park.
Adam LaRoche, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds and Stephen Drew all went deep with one out during the four-run frame. The homers came in a span of 10 pitches as Bush became the third big league pitcher to allow four consecutive homers.
The others are Chase Wright of the New York Yankees in the third inning against Boston on April 22, 2007, and Paul Foytack of the Los Angeles Angels on July 31, 1963, in the sixth inning of the second game of a doubleheader against Cleveland.
Bush also tied a major league record for most homers allowed in an inning.
Daniel Hudson (3-0) had a career-high nine strikeouts over seven innings. and won his third straight start since being traded from the White Sox last month. The right-hander, who allowed seven hits and two runs, added a three- run double in the sixth inning.
Bush (5-10) was tagged for eight hits and seven runs over 5 1/3 innings, losing for the fourth time in his last five decisions.
The Diamondbacks won for the sixth time in seven games, while the Brewers are in danger of being swept in the four-game series.
Prince Fielder and Casey McGehee hit back-to-back homers to start the bottom of the second inning to account for Milwaukee’s runs.