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MLB: Philadelphia 7, Milwaukee 5

June 2, 2013 at 5:36 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, June 2 (UPI) -- Domonic Brown ignited a big first inning with a three-run homer Sunday and the Philadelphia Phillies avoided a sweep with a 7-5 win over Milwaukee.

Brown finished 3-for-3 with four RBI while Erik Kratz added an run-scoring double and Freddy Galvis chipped in with an RBI triple during the early five-run outburst.

Cliff Lee (7-2) rode the big inning to his fifth win in six starts, yielding three runs on seven hits over 7 2/3 innings.

The left-hander didn't issue a walk and struck out 11 while lowering his ERA to 2.45 as the Phillies salvaged the final contest of a three-game set.

Milwaukee's Mike Fiers (1-4), meanwhile, didn't make it out of the second inning. He was torched for seven runs (five earned) on seven hits.

Jonathan Lucroy clouted a three-run homer homer for the Brewers.

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