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ARI@MIL: Hill blasts a two-run home run for the lead

MILWAUKEE -- Evan Marshall was perfect in his Major League debut and, as a result, the Milwaukee Brewers no longer are.

Marshall retired all four batters he faced and Aaron Hill blasted a two-run homer off Brandon Kintzler in the eighth inning on Tuesday night to give the Diamondbacks a 7-5 comeback victory and hand the Brewers their first loss of the season when scoring at least four runs.

At 18-0 entering the game, the Brewers were the last team in the Major Leagues without a loss when scoring at least four runs.

Marshall, called up earlier in the day from Triple-A Reno, came on with runners on first and second with two outs in the sixth and retired Carlos Gomez on a grounder to short to end the inning. He retired the side in order in the seventh.

"I was churning on the inside, without a doubt," said Marshall. "First batter coming in to face was Gomez with a guy in scoring position, so a little extra jacked up for that. I just made a couple good pitches and he got out and the next inning was more back to calmed down, back to the usual, getting ahead of guys and throwing strikes."

Arizona spotted the Brewers a 5-2 lead in the first with the aid of four unearned runs courtesy of a costly two-out throwing error by shortstop Chris Owings.

The Diamondbacks hustled up a run in the fifth without a hit to cut the lead to 5-3. A.J. Pollock, showing no signs of the groin injury that kept him out of the starting lineup for five games, walked to open the frame, advanced on a sacrifice by Ender Inciarte, stole third and scored on Josh Collmenter's ground out.

Owings, the National League Rookie of the Month for April, brought the Diamondbacks to within 5-4 when he opened the sixth inning with his first career home run.

"Obviously it feels good," Owings said. " It makes it even more special that we got a win out of it. Just the way we came back right there. Started off giving up those five runs early and then to come back like that, we just kept putting pressure on them. It was pretty awesome. They had that stat where they hadn't lost after they score four or more runs, so we went and got that out of the way."

Paul Goldschmidt started the eighth-inning rally with a one-out double down the right-field line. Miguel Montero singled home Goldschmidt to tie it at 5. Hill then blasted a 1-0 pitch from Kintzler (1-1) over the left-field wall for his third home run.

It was the second consecutive outing in which Kintzler allowed a late-inning home run. On Sunday, he gave up a game-tying homer in the eighth inning to Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips as the Reds salvaged a 4-3 victory in 10 innings.

"I feel healthy. It's just mechanically, I'm not as sound as I would hope," said Kintzler, who had been unscored upon prior to a 15-day stint on the disabled list with a strained right rotator cuff. "Goldschmidt, it was a good pitch and he just flared it out there, and after that, I left two pitches up. Some pitches, I'm right where I need to be, and sometimes, I'm just not there. I need to get more consistent."

Marshall, Brad Ziegler and Addison Reed -- who pitched a perfect ninth for his ninth save -- each struck out two batters in each of the last three innings.

The Brewers batted around in the five-run first to erase a 2-0 deficit.

Scooter Gennett singled with one out and Jonathan Lucroy walked. After Aramis Ramirez flied out, Lyle Overbay singled to center, scoring Gennett with Lucroy advancing to third and Overbay to second on the throw home.

Khris Davis then reached on Owings' error, scoring Lucroy to make it 2-2. Jean Segura singled in Overbay and Logan Schafer followed with a two-run double over the head of right fielder Gerardo Parra.

"Last night's game, we won because we kept adding on. We didn't do a thing after the first inning [tonight]," said Brewers manager Ron Roenicke. "We need to add on. We had him [Collmenter] in pitch count trouble through three innings, and that fourth and fifth inning were real quick, and he was able to go six. We shouldn't have let him go that far."

Arizona took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first with the aid of an overturned call. With one out, Brewers starter Marco Estrada appeared to pick Parra off first base. Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson challenged the call by first base umpire Larry Vanover, which was overturned after a review of one minute and 23 seconds.

Goldschmidt then followed with his sixth homer, a two-run shot over the left-field wall.

"Overall, the guys hung in there," said Gibson. "We had some big hits tonight -- three home runs -- even though we haven't been hitting home runs. So it was good to see." Comments