MILWAUKEE (WSAU - TSN) - Yuniesky Betancourt hit a grand slam in the third inning and lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-8 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.
Carlos Gomez and Norichika Aoki each knocked solo shots while Rickie Weeks and Jonathan Lucroy had two RBI apiece for the Brewers, who snapped a three-game losing streak on Sunday with a win over the Cardinals in extra innings.
Brewers starter Wily Peralta lasted just four innings, giving up six runs -- five earned -- on seven hits and three walks. Brandon Kintzler (2-0) earned the win for Milwaukee. Jim Henderson allowed one run on two hits in the ninth but picked up his second save of the season.
Barry Zito (2-1) was battered, surrendering nine run in 2 2/3 innings. Prior to the game, he didn't allow a run in 14 innings this season and won 11 straight games dating back to last season, including the playoffs.
Pablo Sandoval drove in four runs and Brandon Crawford had a solo home run for the Giants, who came into the game having won six of their last seven games.
The Brewers and Giants play again Wednesday night at 6:35pm on AM-550 FM-99.9 WSAU.