Brewers Rally In Ninth To Beat Mets
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) – Nyjer Morgan’s hit in the bottom of the ninth sent Milwaukee past the New York Mets, 7-6, in the second of three between the clubs at Miller Park.
Craig Counsell singled with one out against Dale Thayer (0-1), then swiped second as Rickie Weeks struck out swinging. Morgan followed by ripping a ball into the right-field corner to bring home Counsell with the winning run.
Prince Fielder hit a pair of two-run homers for the Brewers, who rallied from a 6-2 deficit to win for the fifth time in six games.
John Axford (2-1) turned in a scoreless top of the ninth.
Ronny Paulino finished 4-for-4 with a three-run homer for the Mets, who saw their three-game win streak snapped.
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