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Hart Hits Game-Winning Homer To Cap Series Sweep For Brewers

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Pittsburgh
Sports Network | July 11, 2010

Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) – Corey Hart capped his All-Star first half with a game-winning, two-run homer in the ninth, lifting the Brewers to a 6-5 win over the Pirates in the finale of a three-game series.

After Andrew McCutchen’s sacrifice fly scored Ronny Cedeno to give Pittsburgh a 5-4 lead in the top of the ninth, Jim Edmonds led off the bottom half with a ground-rule double off Octavio Dotel.

Two batters later, Hart crushed a 1-0 slider over the wall in left for his 21st home run of the season, finishing off a sweep that featured three one-run victories for the hosts.

Ryan Braun went 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored for Milwaukee, which had lost five straight entering the series and sits at 40-49 entering the break.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.