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Brewers Complete Sweep of Reds with 6-3 Win

The Brewers completed the three game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday afternoon with a 6-3 win. 

The Brewers offense continued to mash Reds pitching on Sunday. Luis Urias got the scoring started by driving in Andrew McCutchen in the 4th inning with an RBI double. Victor Caratini followed that up with his fifth home run of the season on a two-run blast in the 4th inning to give the Brewers a 3-0 lead.

The Reds would score three runs off of Adrian Houser in the bottom of the 4th inning to tie the game. The Reds offense in the inning was highlighted by a two-run double by Albert Almora Jr. 

In the 6th inning, Mark Mathias drove in Keston Huira with a sacrifice fly to give the Brewers the lead back, 4-3.

The following inning, Hunter Renfroe hit his third home run of the series and 13th of the season to extend Milwaukee’s lead to 6-3.

Adrian Houser finished the day with six innings pitched, three earned runs, and five strikeouts.

Brewers relief pitcher Trevor Kelley worked into trouble in the 7th inning, but Holby Milner came in and struck out Joey Votto to strand the bases loaded for the Reds. Holby Milner has inherited 13 runners this season and none have scored.

Brad Boxberger and Devin Williams slammed the door in the 8th and 9th innings. 

With the Cardinals loss on Sunday, the Brewers pulled back into a tie with St. Louis for the lead in the NL Central, with a record of 38-30. A four game series against the Cardinals at AmFam Field begins Monday night at 7:10pm.

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