Milwaukee left-hander Brett Anderson labored through three innings, allowing five runs and five hits as the Reds won 7-3.
A first-inning home run off Milwaukee starter Brett Anderson is more than enough for Cincinnati.
Nick Castellanos hit a bases-loaded triple off Broxton with two out in the eighth to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.
Several pundits have forecast high school third baseman Nick Castellanos as the Brewers' pick at No. 14 overall, but all say Milwaukee's intentions are impossible to read.