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MLB: Milwaukee 10, Pittsburgh 7

July 14, 2012 at 12:12 AM

MILWAUKEE, July 14 (UPI) -- Cody Ransom's grand slam broke an eighth-inning tie Friday and launched the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-7 triumph over Pittsburgh.

Ryan Braun hit two home runs for the Brewers, who let an early three-run lead slip away before coming back to win their second in a row.

Braun's second solo home run of the game lifted Milwaukee into a 6-6 tie in the sixth and the Brewers then got to Tony Watson (4-1) in the eighth.

Braun and Aramis Ramirez reached on one-out singles and they executed a double steal as Corey Hart was swinging at a third strike. Rickie Weeks was intentionally walked to load the bases and that strategy backfired when Ransom hit a 2-2 pitch over the wall in left-center.

That clutch hit made a winner out of Francisco Rodriguez (2-4), who walked one and struck out two in the top of the eighth.

Five of the Pittsburgh runs came on home runs, including a three-run blast by Neil Walker in the fourth and a solo shot by Andrew McCutchen in the ninth.

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