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Brewers 6, Twins 2: Sweeping Soundly

Win: Narveson (5-5)
Loss: Pavano (5-6)

HR: Braun (16)

MVP: Lucroy (.249)
LVP: Weeks (-.207)

Fangraphs Win Expectancy Chart

And just like that, the Brewers are three games ahead of the Cardinals for first place in the NL Central.

Once again, the Twins struck first and once again, it came in the second inning.  And once again, the Brewers came back with a fury to win the game. 

Chris Narveson was at his best, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks in 6.2 innings while striking out seven Twins hitters.  Latroy Hawkins cleaned up a small mess Narveson made for the final out in the seventh and Kameron Loe and John Axford threw two shutout innings to close it out. 

Jonathan Lucroy was the MVP today as he went 2-3 with a double, his first career triple, a walk, two runs scored, and an RBI.  Yuniesky Betancourt kept being good as well, going 3-4 with a run scored and somehow stealing two bases!

The Brewers have a day off tomorrow before a tough series in New York against the Yankees.  For now, though, it's a great time to be a Brewers fan.