NEW YORK, NY (WHBL) - The Milwaukee Brewers scored four runs in the 13th inning Thursday night to beat the Mets in New York, 5-1. Jonathan Lucroy had the deciding hit, a two-run homer just inside the left field foul pole off Carlos Torres. Mark Reynolds then singled a run home, and Rickie Weeks was hit by a pitch with the bases-loaded. Aramis Ramirez belted a solo homer for Milwaukee's only run prior to extra innings. Bobby Abreu hit a sacrifice fly for New York's only tally. Zach Duke improved to 4-0, pitching a perfect 12th frame. That was after Brewers' starter Kyle Lohse gave up one unearned run in eight innings. Torres gave up all four Milwaukee runs in the 13th for the loss. He's 2-4. There was a short rain delay in the top of the 11th. The umpires waved everyone off the field with one out, but play quickly resumed after a conference with the grounds crew. New York loaded the bases in the bottom of the 11th, but Wilmer Flores hit a grounder that resulted in a force-out at the plate - and Anthony Recker was ejected after complaining about the third strike pitch he saw to end the inning. The Mets have now lost eight of their last nine. The Brewers took the series at Citi Field two games to one. The Crew extended its National League Central lead to five and a half games, and will host Cincinnati tonight. Right-hander Matt Garza faces Reds' righty Homer Bailey. Pregame coverage on WHBL begins at 6:50.
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