SAN FRANCISCO – Jace Peterson led his team to a single game in the seventh inning, with Lorenzo Cain dropping it from the park in the second game in a row and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday night. Top of the National League for the first time in three months.
The Giants (84-49) have leveled the season’s worst losing streak with four rows and dropped to second place after topping 108 places in the NL West division, with their best results since May 30 in San Francisco. The Dodgers (85-49) are the reigning world champions, beating Atlanta Braves 4-3.
Daniel Norris (2-3) won by two wickets in the sixth inning. Norris replaced Fred Anderson, who had to step down earlier than he expected. Josh Hader, close to Milwaukee, made his 29th save.
Dominic Lyon (3-3) suffered a loss, conceding a win and a score on two-thirds of the effort.
For the Brewers, Willie Adams 4-1 with an RBI. Venezuelans Avisal Garcia 5-1, with a score; Omar Norwis 4-1, with a score of. Mexican Luis Urias 4-1.
For the Giants, Venezuela’s Wilmer Flores 3-1; Thyro Estrada 4-0.