MILWAUKEE (Ticker) --
tossed six innings for his first career win and
drove in three runs as the
posted a 6-4 victory over the
Winless in seven previous decisions spanning 12 appearances, Obermueller (1-5) allowed three runs and eight hits. He walked three and struck out one as the Brewers won for the eighth time in 23 game following their 10-game winning streak.
Acquired from Kansas City in July for reliever
, Obermueller made his debut for the Brewers on July 25 at Colorado and had pitched decently in most of his starts. But he was coming off Tuesday's loss at St. Louis, where he lasted just 2 1/3 innings.
In this one, the 26-year-old righthander escaped a jam in the third inning by getting
to bounce into an inning-ending double play.
He also got an inning-ending double play in the fourth and bounced back after Hillenbrand led off the sixth with a home run.
"It feels good to get over the hump," Obermueller said. "I've just had some bad breaks."
Besides the double plays, his teammates rebounded from Saturday's three-error game and made several outstanding plays. Among them was running catch by rookie center fielder
that took away a home run from
in the fifth.
"Today I didn't as feel as crisp as I could have been," Obermueller said. "But it was a good team effort. Hopefully I'm over the hump and there's many more wins in the future."
"Wes did all right," Brewers manager
said. "There were a couple of times he was in trouble, but he got through it. We finally broke 'the
Sexson, who has hit safely in his last 11 home games, hit his 42nd homer of the season in the first inning to give Milwaukee a 2-0 lead. He added a run-scoring single in third inning and has 119 RBI this season.
breezed through the seventh,
got two outs in the eighth and
recorded four outs to secure his 20th save in 22 opportunities.
Making his 450th career appearance,
(8-9) lasted five innings and was reached for six runs and eight hits.
The Brewers got going against Schilling early as Sexson and
connected for back-to-back homers in the first. Milwaukee added two more in the third as Podsednik scored his 95th run on
's grounder and Sexson plated rookie
with a base hit.
Hall, who had three hits, capped the scoring for the Brewers with a solo shot in the fifth.
's single off Kolb got Arizona within 6-4 and in the ninth Gonzalez drew a walk. The Diamondbacks had two chances to tie game but Kolb struck out Mondesi and and retired
on a groundout.
Schilling, who entered the game with a major league-leading 1.62 road ERA, matched his shortest outing of the season and surrendered three homers for the second time in 24 starts this year.
"I can't put my finger on any one thing," Schilling said. "I just threw a lot bad pitches today. It's a lineup with a lot of young kids that I haven't seen before and I was trying to feel my way through it. But I left the ball up in the zone too many times."