Brewers fall to Giants, 5-1

By BEN ROSS Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thairo Estrada hit a three-run homer during San Francisco's four-run eighth inning, and the Giants beat the Brewers 5-1 to avoid a four-game sweep.

A day after falling out of first place for the first time since May 30, the Giants moved into a tie atop the NL West with the idle Los Angeles Dodgers.

Austin Slater also connected, and Logan Webb pitched seven sparkling innings. San Francisco had dropped four in a row.

Milwaukee wasted a terrific performance by Eric Lauer, who tossed seven innings of three-hit ball.

The NL Central leaders had won four in a row.


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