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Bruce leads Reds to 7-3 win over Brewers

Jay Bruce hit a three-run home run and Travis Wood turned in six mostly solid innings as the Cincinnati Reds rebounded from a disastrous road trip with a 7-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.

Bruce tripled for the first time this season and finished a double short of the cycle as the Reds successfully opened a 10-day, nine-game homestand after a 2-8 trip.

The Brewers, who went 8-1 on their last homestand, saw their road record fall to a National League-worst 8-18 (.308), including 0-4 this season and 1-11 over the last two in Cincinnati. They are 1-6 against the Reds overall this season and 4-17 over the last two years.

Wood (4-3) allowed three runs and seven hits while not walking anybody and striking out two.

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