MILWAUKEE - Prince Fielder drove in his first three runs this season and scored two more to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Fielder had been hitless in 11 at-bats when he singled in two runs with the bases loaded in the first against Mike Minor.
Fielder scored in the fourth on Yuniesky Betancourt's double, hit an RBI single off Minor (0-1) in the fifth and scored later that inning on a close play at the plate to give Milwaukee a 5-1 lead.
Marco Estrada (1-0) earned his first major league victory. He's filling in with Zack Greinke on the disabled list. Estrada allowed a three-run homer to Jason Heyward in the sixth, but John Axford and the bullpen protected the one-run lead.