MILWAUKEE, WI (WHBL) - Clayton Kershaw won his 11th straight decision Sunday as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 at Miller Park. Despite the loss, the Crew took 2 of 3 over the weekend from L-A, which has the National League's best record. The Brewers remain atop the N-L Central Division by two games over Saint Louis, and two-and-a-half over Pittsburgh. Kershaw gave up one run on six hits in eight innings, striking out six. He also reached base in three of his four plate appearances and scored a run, as he improved to 14-2 on the year. Kershaw has not lost since May 28th, and the Dodgers have won their last 13 games with him on the hill. Ryan Braun knocked in Milwaukee's only run with a single. Matt Kemp had the game-winning hit with a fifth-inning single. Adrian Gonzalez went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles and two R-B-I's. A-J Ellis pounded his first homer of the year, as the Dodgers have now won six-of-eight on the road. Dodgers' center-fielder Yasiel Puig sat out the game with a sore back. Jimmy Nelson took the loss, giving up two runs on eight hits in six innings. He's now 2-3. Milwaukee's loss was only the second in its last six games. They'll open a four-game series against the Cubs in Chicago tonight. Right-hander Yovani Gallardo faces Cubs' right-hander Jake Arrieta. Pregame coverage on WHBL begins at 6:30.
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