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MLB: Milwaukee 2, Miami 0

July 19, 2013 at 11:58 PM

MILWAUKEE, July 19 (UPI) -- Kyle Lohse blanked Miami over six innings Friday and three relievers completed the shutout to bring Milwaukee a 2-0 win over the Marlins.

The Brewers produced only five hits, but two of them were homers by Juan Francisco in the fourth and Carlos Gomez in the fifth.

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Those long balls were enough to boost Milwaukee to a victory in a meeting of the teams with the worst records in the National League.

Lohse (6-7) allowed five hits and struck out five before turning things over to the bullpen.

John Axford allowed a hit in the seventh, after which Jim Henderson and Francisco Rodriguez both worked a perfect inning. Rodriguez earned his 10th save.

None of the four Milwaukee pitchers walked a batter.

Jacob Burner (3-2) endured the loss, giving up five hits and four walks in five innings.

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