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Bucs rally in 10 to sweep 5 from Brewers

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) One late-inning rally wasn't enough for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Trailing and down to their final out on two occasions, the Pirates managed a 7-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers that gave them the first five-game sweep in the majors in nearly a dozen years.

With two men on and two outs in the 10th inning and a steady rain turning into a downpour, Josh Bell made solid contact on a pitch from Dan Jennings (3-3). The crack of the bat was followed closely by bolt of lightning from the clouds as Bell left the batter's box.

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AL Home Runs
Rank Name HR
1t J. Martinez, Bos29
1t J. Ramírez, Cle29
3t A. Judge, NYY25
3t F. Lindor, Cle25
3t M. Trout, LAA25
6 M. Machado, Bal24
7t M. Betts, Bos23
7t G. Stanton, NYY23
9t N. Cruz, Sea22
9t E. Encarnacion, Cle22
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AL Runs Batted In
Rank Name RBI
1 J. Martinez, Bos80
2 J. Ramírez, Cle70
3 M. Haniger, Sea67
4t E. Encarnacion, Cle65
4t M. Machado, Bal65
6t X. Bogaerts, Bos64
6t A. Bregman, Hou64
6t K. Davis, Oak64
9 E. Gattis, Hou63
10t F. Lindor, Cle62
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