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McGehee Powers Brewers Past Cardinals

Last updated on Wednesday, August 10, 2011

(ST. LOUIS, MO) - Casey McGehee drove home the go-ahead run with a tenth-inning double as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3.

Corey Hart hit a two-run home run in the third to give Milwaukee the early lead.

St. Louis clawed back, scoring a pair runs in the sixth on RBI singles by David Freese and Gerald Laird.

The game was tied at three in the top of the tenth when McGehee's one-out double off St. Louis reliever Octavio Dotel scored Nyjer Morgan with the go-ahead run.

Yuniesky Betancourt would add a sacrifice fly as the Brewers extend their lead in the NL Central to four games over the second-place Cardinals.

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