Cincinnati Reds defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-6

The Milwaukee Brewers have a staff infection, and it is manifesting itself in an unacceptable number of bases on balls.

For the second consecutive game, a Brewers starting pitcher found nothing but trouble by walking hitters Monday night. This time, it was young right-hander Yovani Gallardo, who issued three walks and also hit a batter with the bases full during Cincinnati's decisive six-run outburst in the third inning.

The big blow that inning was Edwin Encarnacion...