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Fifth Inning Rally Puts Brewers Past Boston

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(Milwaukee, WI)  —  The Milwaukee Brewers score four times in the fifth inning to beat Boston 7-4 on Wednesday night at Miller Park. It was a grind out victory for the Crew without a home run for a change, as Keon Broxton and Eric Thames got the fifth inning going with back to back doubles, Travis Shaw grounded into a fielder’s choice to score Thames, a double steal resulted in a catcher’s error, scoring Shaw and Hernan Perez capped the rally with the second of his run scoring singles. Milwaukee starter Chase Anderson didn’t make it out of the fifth, leaving after giving up the game’s only homer to Jackie Bradley Jr. and Rob Scahill got the win to go 1-1, while Red Sox starter Kyle Kendrick gave up six runs in four and one third innings to drop to 0-2. The Brewers outhit Boston 13-11 as the Crew won its third straight game and is now 2-0 in Interleague series victories. Milwaukee will go for a sweep this afternoon, with Jimmy Nelson starting against Boston’s Eduardo Rodriguez.

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