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Homers Spoil Enright's Return, Diamondbacks Lose To Brewers 11-3

Barry Enright's first start after being recalled from AAA Reno did not go exactly as he would have liked it. He allowed five runs in the first inning on three homeruns and only lasted three frames. The bullpen didn't help, allowing three more runs in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks lose for the first time in four games, falling to the Milwaukee Brewers 11-3 Tuesday night at Chase Field.

In three innings of work, Enright allowed six runs on seven hits, four of which were homers. The three homers in one inning tied a franchise record, something done 11 times in team history. Dan Haren was the last to have that happen last season. 

Arizona got two runs in the bottom of the first on an RBI single by Justin Upton and a sacrifice fly by Miguel Montero, and pulled the deficit to three runs again in the fifth with an estimated 455-foot bomb by Brandon Allen.

The sixth inning, though, pretty much killed any thought of a rally. Zach Duke, recently demoted to the bullpen, was in his third inning of work in relief of Enright and allowed the first three men to reach base. He was yanked in favor of Yhency Brazoban, who promptly allowed all three runners to score without a hit -- two bases-loaded walks and a hit batsman. Micah Ownings relieved him and got out of the inning without allowing another to come across the plate. 

Sam Demel gave up a two-run shot in the ninth to Yuniesky Betancourt, who had also homered off of Enright in the first.

After throwing six innings, Yovani Gallardo gave way to the Brewers bullpen, who shut down Arizona the rest of the way. With the win, Gallardo is now 11-6 on the year while Enright falls to 1-4. 

Prince Fielder for the Brewers finished 0-5 on the game with a couple of strikeouts and grounded into a double play.

For Arizona, Justin Upton looks to have come out of his slump. He had a pair of hits and an RBI.

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