Jonathan Lucroy also smacked a two-run homer and Jean Segura
added a run-scoring single for the Brewers, who split the four-game
home-and-home stretch of contests against the Twins. Ryan Braun went
3-for-5 and Lucroy and Lyle Overbay had two hits apiece as Milwaukee
had 13 overall.
Wily Peralta (5-5) allowed four runs and five hits and walked three
in five innings while winning for the first time since May 2.
Francisco Rodriguez worked a perfect ninth for his 18th save in 20
Oswaldo Arcia belted a grand slam to right in third to stake
Minnesota to a 4-0 lead and Gomez answered with a three-run blast in
the top of the fourth. Davis hit a two-run opposite-field blast to
right in the sixth off Kevin Correia (2-7) to put the Brewers ahead
and Segura stroked a ground single to left later in the inning to
make it 6-4.
Josmil Pinto drilled a run-scoring double in the eighth to bring
Minnesota within one but Eduardo Escobar flew out with runners at
second and third to end the inning. Braun hit a two-out double in
the ninth and Lucroy followed with a blast to right to make it a
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GAME NOTEBOOK: Arcia exited after injuring his right ankle while
running the bases in the sixth inning. … Correia allowed five runs
and 10 hits in five-plus innings. … Minnesota tabbed SS Nick Gordon
of Olympia High in Orlando, Fla., with the fifth overall pick in
Thursday’s amateur draft while the Brewers selected LHP Kodi
Medeiros from Waiakea High in Hilo, Hawaii, with the 12th overall
pick. Gordon is the brother of Dodgers INF Dee Gordon and the son of
former Royals closer Tom Gordon.
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