Cincinnati Reds defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 8-6

MILWAUKEE (AP) Cincinnati blew a five-run lead with one out in the ninth inning, giving the Milwaukee Brewers all the momentum going into extra innings.

Joey Votto and Laynce Nix got it back for the Reds.

Votto and Nix hit solo home runs in the top of the 13th inning to give Cincinnati an 8-6 victory Tuesday night.

"Boy, it's a tough way to win, but it's OK with me," Reds manager Dusty Baker said.

Votto led off the 13th by hitting a 3-1 pitch from Todd Coffey (4-3...

It appeared finished before it was.

A game that looked to be nothing more than another example of the struggles of Jeff Suppan, who returned to the starting rotation after being on the disabled list, ended up being highlighted by a five-run, ninth-inning comeback for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Still, the dramatic burst was negated by a 13th-inning home run off Joey Votto's bat that helped the Cincinnati Reds to an 8-6 victory Tuesday night at Miller Park.

The loss pus...