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updated 6:05 PM UTC, Dec 14, 2018

Brewers Win Big Game At St. Louis, Improve Post-Season Picture

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in Sports

The Milwaukee Brewers inched closer to first-place Chicago and pulled away from St. Louis with a 6-4 win over the Cardinals Monday.

With five games to go in the regular season, Milwaukee trails the Cubs by a game-and-a-half and is three up on St. Louis. Eric Thames tripled in the eighth inning, then scored the winning run on a throwing error. Ryan Braun and Christian Yelich drove in two runs apiece as the Brewers built a lead, gave it up, then came from behind to win for the fourth time in five games. Corbin Burnes earned the victory in a game where manager Craig Counsell used nine pitchers. Lefty Gio Gonzalez starts tonight's second contest of the critical three-game series.


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