MILWAUKEE, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs in the fourth inning Tuesday and went on to trounce the Florida Marlins, 11-2.
The Brewers have won five of their last seven, while the Marlins lost for just the fifth time in 14 games. With the loss, Florida fell a half game behind Houston in the National League wild card standings..
Milwaukee starter Chris Capuano (14-8) won his second straight start, allowing two runs and eight hits in eight innings. He walked just one and struck out eight.
Marlins starter Josh Beckett (12-7) suffered the loss after giving up seven runs -- six earned -- on eight hits in 3 1/3 innings.