MILWAUKEE (Ticker) --
recorded three hits and scored four runs against his former team as the
, 9-6, for their 14th win in 16 games.
Clark, who recorded the first triple of his career, fell a single shy of the cycle. His RBI double ignited a four-run rally in the seventh, when the Brewers erased a 6-5 deficit.
Clark nearly did not start after injuring his tailbone while tripping over first base in Tuesday's game.
"We were contemplating not starting him but Brady said he wanted to give it a go," Brewers manager
said. "Good thing for us he did."
"I have known Clarkie for a long time," Reds interim manager Dave Miley said. "He's is filling in pretty good for Mr. (Geoff) Jenkins. He's a solid big-league hitter."
Clark had a chance for the cycle but flied out in his final at-bat in the eighth.
"I tried to approach it like any other at-bat," he said. "I got a pretty decent pitch to hit over plate but I just tried to do too much with it."
(6-2), the fifth of seven Milwaukee pitchers, got the final out in the top of the seventh to record the win. Dan Kolb tossed a scoreless ninth for his 16th consecutive save, setting a Brewers' National League record.
"When you come in in the late innings, your job is to bail your team out," Kolb said. "We struggled a little bit on the mound but our offense kept giving us another opportunity to get out there and win."
(0-1) took the loss, allowing all four runs in the seventh without retiring a batter.
surrendered three runs and six hits in four innings in his major league debut.
drove in three runs for the Brewers.