By The Associated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Emil Brown and Russell Branyan hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning to lead the Louisville Bats to a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Bisons in the International League Saturday.
Brown hit his fourth homer of the season, a two-run shot, to give the Bats (15-12) a 2-1 lead. Branyan, on a rehab assignment from the Cincinnati Reds, followed with a solo to right field. Brown's homer ended a scoreless streak of 13 1/3 innings by Buffalo starter Jamie Brown (1-1).
Corky Miller had an RBI double in the sixth inning for Louisville. Jacob Cruz added three hits for the Bats. Nate Grindell had an RBI double for the Bisons (17-8).
Buffalo's Greg LaRocca went 0-for-4, ending his 17-game hitting streak.
Travis Miller (1-0) picked up the win with two innings of scoreless relief. Carlos Almanzar pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his first save.
Louisville starter Joey Hamilton allowed five hits and one unearned run in four innings before being taken out of the game because of a pitch count. The two teams wrap up their four-game series Sunday.
FLYING PIG MARATHON
Locals win Flying Pig
REDS SUNDAY GAME
Giants 6, Reds 1
Reds Box, Runs
REDS SATURDAY GAME
Giants 9, Reds 6
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Aussie takes American game for a kick and a jog
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Louisville 4, Buffalo 1
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Ex-Astro Lugo says he didn't strike wife
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Jockey Santos realizes dream with a gelding
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A win for owners, and their home state
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Kitna comes out with early praise for Warrick
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Daugherty: O.J. Mayo
Prep results, schedule
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Pictures worth 1,000 words for Missouri English major
Court: newspaper may be entitled to Knight records
Duncan to repeat as MVP
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Driver Nadeau critical but improving
Giguere pulled in loss to Stars
Clones lose finale
Verplank maintains 3-shot lead
De La Hoya stops Campas
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