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Orlando Arcia's two home runs propel Brewers to 12-10 win over Pirates

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Jake Elman
Milwaukee Brewers infielder Orlando Arcia had three hits in six at-bats. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Milwaukee Brewers infielder Orlando Arcia had three hits in six at-bats. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI | License Photo

June 1 (UPI) -- The Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates combined for 22 runs and 32 hits in a wild 12-10 victory by the Brewers in 13 innings.

Veteran shortstop Orlando Arcia had two home runs, including a go-ahead two-run home run in the 13th inning, for the Brewers. The 24-year-old hit Alex McRae's 0-1 pitch for his sixth home run of the year.

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Arcia, who entered play with a .262 average, also had a two-run home run off Nick Kingham in the second inning. Arcia finished Saturday with three hits in six at-bats.

The win, Milwaukee's 33rd of the year, gave the Brewers a share of first place in the NL Central Division with the Chicago Cubs.

Down 10-8 in the top of the ninth inning, Brewers rookie Keston Hiura tied the game with his fifth home run of the year. Hiura hit Felipe Vazquez's 1-0 pitch over the left field wall with one out.

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Milwaukee had a 5-0 lead in the third inning after Moustakas' 16th home run of the year. Arcia's first home run of the game, a two-run shot that drove in Eric Thames, came in the second inning against Nick Kingham.

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The Pirates (28-29) slowly clawed back before taking a 10-8 lead on Starling Marte's three-run home run in the eighth inning.

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Christian Yelich hit his 22nd home run of the year for the Brewers. Jose Osuna had a pinch-hit, two-run home run for the Pirates.

The teams combined for seven home runs and 35 strikeouts.

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