When a Fielder is a Hitter

Prince Fielder had three hits, drove in his first three runs this season and scored two more to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over Atlanta, 5-4. Fielder was hitless in 11 at-bats when he singled in two runs with the bases loaded in the 1st by going to the opposite field. Fielder is now hitting .286.

Marco Estrada (1-0) earned his first major league victory as Zack Greinke‘s replacement, while Greinke is on the disabled list.

Pinch-hitter Mark Kotsay had an RBI single, he had been 0-26 against lefties.