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Brewers rally in 8th to beat Dodgers

Posted: August 15, 2014 10:56 p.m.
Updated: August 15, 2014 10:56 p.m.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, hits an RBI single as Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, and home plate umpire Toby Basner watch during Friday's game in Los Angeles.

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pinch-hitter Lyle Overbay drove in three runs with a two-out double in the eighth inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in a game between division leaders.

Brandon Kintzler (2-3) got the victory, giving up one hit in one inning of relief.

The NL Central-leading Brewers scored all their runs in the eighth off Jamey Wright (4-3), who gave up four hits and walked one.

They tied the score 2-all on Scooter Gennett's RBI single and Khris Davis' run-scoring double after Wright allowed four consecutive hits, Milwaukee's first since getting two hits in the first inning.

Brandon League struck out pinch-hitter Rickie Weeks before Overbay doubled to left, scoring Gennett, Davis and Mark Reynolds, who was intentionally walked, for a 5-2 lead.

Francisco Rodriguez pitched the ninth for his 37th save.

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