Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Rickie Weeks hit a home run, scored twice and
drove in three, to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-6 victory over the New
York Mets in the second meeting of three-game set.
Pinch-hit triples from Logan Schaefer and Travis Ishikawa plated three runs
for the Brewers, who have won 19 of their last 25 games to stay within
striking distance of the N.L. wild card chase.
Ike Davis hit a two-run homer in the ninth to bring the Mets within three, but
it wasn't enough, as New York dropped its seventh game in its last eight
Shawn Marcum didn't pitch long enough to be considered for the win as he was
pinch-hit for during a five-run fourth inning for the Brewers. Brandon
Kitnzler (2-0) positioned himself for the victory after pitching a scoreless
Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda each came through with an RBI for
the Mets, but starting pitcher Jenrry Mejia (0-1) lasted just three-plus
innings in his first start of the season, allowing five runs on six hits while
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