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Brewers walk off in 10th vs. Marlins

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MILWAUKEE -- Aramis Ramirez turned expectation into reality.

Ramirez hit a two-out, two-run homer off Heath Bell in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 13-12 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.

"When a guy throws that hard, all you got to do is hit it," said Ramirez, who also doubled in the third.

Down 9-2 in the seventh, the Marlins rallied and then took the lead in the 10th. Ramirez's sixth career game-ending homer wrecked Miami's comeback.

"He just squared up and hit it out," Bell said. "He hit it good."

Livan Hernandez (2-1) pitched the 10th and picked up the win despite giving up the go-ahead run. He struck out John Buck and retired Scott Cousins on a flyball before Jose Reyes homered into the second tier above the Marlins' bullpen in right.

Bell (2-4) came on in the bottom of the 10th looking for his 18th save in 22 chances. He had not allowed a run in his last 13 games against the Brewers.

Carlos Gomez drew a leadoff walk to begin the rally. With one out, Ryan Braun, who hit a three-run homer in a six-run sixth, struck out while Gomez stole second.

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Ramirez followed with his home run as the Brewers matched a season high with a four-game winning streak.

"That would have a hard one to lose," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "It was a hard one to win, it would have been really hard to lose."

The Brewers beat the Marlins for the 10th straight game.

"I feel bad for the other 24 guys," Bell said after his fifth blown save. "There's no worse feeling than letting your teammates down."

Justin Ruggiano, Logan Morrison, Buck and Cousins all homered for the Marlins, who scored nine runs off four relievers in the seventh and eighth innings after Milwaukee starter Marco Estrada held them in check and left with a 9-2 lead.

In the seventh, the Marlins chased Jose Veras with three runs, including Ruggiano's leadoff home run.

Then in the eighth, the Marlins batted around and scored six runs. Kameron Loe got just one out and allowed four runs, highlighted by Buck's two-run homer.

Francisco Rodriguez relieved Loe and allowed Cousins' homer. Reyes doubled, advanced on a throwing error and scored on Greg Dobbs' sacrifice fly to tie it at 11.

"We have to get our bullpen straightened out," Roenicke said. "I hope it's not their confidence is slipping a little bit because they can really pitch. We need to get it together."

The collapse cost Estrada his first win of the season. It was the right-hander's second start since coming off the disabled list with a right quadriceps strain.

He settled down after allowing two runs in the first inning. He gave up Donovan Solano's single and Morrison's two-run homer.

Estrada led off the Brewers' three-run third inning with a double, moved up on a single by Gomez and scored when Norichika Aoki singled.

Braun followed with a single before Ramirez lifted a high fly ball to deep center. Ruggiano deked Aoki into holding near second. When the ball bounced off the wall, Aoki sprinted toward third with Braun running full speed just a few steps behind. Aoki scored standing while Braun immediately slid in after him.

The Brewers added six runs in the sixth, highlighted by Braun's NL-leading 23rd home run and Corey Hart's solo shot off Miami starter Anibel Sanchez.

"Obviously, we were ready to celebrate, but we got punched in the stomach," Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said.

Notes

  • Hart's 16th home run was caught by Hernandez, who tracked the ball and snagged it in the Brewers bullpen.
  • The game last 4 hours, 28 minutes.
  • Miami 3B Hanley Ramirez was supposed to get the game off to rest his sore right knee. He came into the game in the bottom of the ninth.
 
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Aramis Ramirez (No. 16) wrecks the Marlins' remarkable comeback with his sixth career game-ending homer in the 10th inning. (US Presswire)
Aramis Ramirez (No. 16) wrecks the Marlins' remarkable comeback with his sixth career game-ending homer in the 10th inning. (US Presswire)

Players of the Game
Milwaukee

A. Ramirez
AB 6
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 4
Miami

J. Reyes
AB 6
R 2
H 3
HR 1
RBI 2
 
Miami Marlins
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jose Reyes, SS6232000 .272
Donovan Solano, 3B-LF5121110 .368
Greg Dobbs, RF4011024 .290
    Randy Choate, P0000000 .000
    Steve Cishek, P0000000 .000
    Hanley Ramirez, 3B0000000 .259
Logan Morrison, LF-1B5222003 .238
Justin Ruggiano, CF-RF4221111 .403
Omar Infante, 2B5112002 .285
Gaby Sanchez, 1B5110010 .194
    Mike Dunn, P0000000 .000
    Heath Bell, P0000000 .000
John Buck, C4212130 .180
Anibal Sanchez, P2000010 .083
    Chad Gaudin, P0000000 .000
   a- Austin Kearns, PH0000000 .271
    Ryan Webb, P0000000 .000
    Wade LeBlanc, P0000000 .000
   b- Scott Cousins, PH-CF2111000 .222
Totals4212141239  
a-hit by pitch for Gaudin in the 7th
b-homered for LeBlanc in the 8th
Batting
2B - Jose Reyes (18, Rodriguez), Donovan Solano (4, M. Estrada), Logan Morrison (14, Loe), Justin Ruggiano (10, Loe)
HR - Jose Reyes (3, Hernandez), Logan Morrison (9, M. Estrada), Justin Ruggiano (4, Veras), John Buck (8, Loe), Scott Cousins (1, Rodriguez)
SF - Greg Dobbs (5)
RBI - Jose Reyes 2 (21), Donovan Solano (6), Greg Dobbs (19), Logan Morrison 2 (30), Justin Ruggiano (14), Omar Infante 2 (30), John Buck 2 (24), Scott Cousins (3)
2-OUT RBI - Jose Reyes (9), Logan Morrison 2 (12)
SB - Greg Dobbs (4, 2nd base off M. Estrada/Maldonado)
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Logan Morrison 1
DP - Sanchez-Infante-G. Sanchez
E - Jose Reyes 2 (9, Missed catch of throw), Donovan Solano (1, Misplayed grounder)
Miami Marlins
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Anibal Sanchez 51165151 4.19
Chad Gaudin 1130101 4.76
Ryan Webb 0.1322010 5.66
Wade LeBlanc 0.2000000 0.00
Randy Choate 0.1000010 2.45
Steve Cishek 1.1100000 2.31
Mike Dunn 0.1000000 5.94
Heath Bell (BS,5; L,2-4) 0.2122111 6.39
IBB - Ishikawa by Chad Gaudin
Pitches-Strikes - Anibal Sanchez 95-66, Chad Gaudin 16-9, Ryan Webb 18-12, Wade LeBlanc 7-4, Randy Choate 4-3, Steve Cishek 21-14, Mike Dunn 4-2, Heath Bell 16-9
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Anibal Sanchez 3-5, Chad Gaudin 2-2, Steve Cishek 5-0
Batters Faced - Anibal Sanchez 25, Chad Gaudin 6, Ryan Webb 4, Wade LeBlanc 2, Randy Choate 1, Steve Cishek 6, Mike Dunn 1, Heath Bell 4
Milwaukee Brewers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Carlos Gomez, CF5221101 .247
Norichika Aoki, RF5112022 .292
Ryan Braun, LF6223021 .309
Aramis Ramirez, 3B6124002 .263
Corey Hart, 1B5231011 .251
Rickie Weeks, 2B5231011 .194
Cody Ransom, SS4120111 .215
Martin Maldonado, C4011001 .266
Marco Estrada, P2110010 .154
   a- Travis Ishikawa, PH0100100 .250
    Jose Veras, P0000000 .000
    Manny Parra, P0000000 .000
   b- Taylor Green, PH1000001 .200
    Kameron Loe, P0000000 .000
    Francisco Rodriguez, P0000000 .000
    John Axford, P0000000 .000
   c- George Kottaras, PH1000002 .224
    Livan Hernandez, P0000000 .000
Totals4413171338  
a-was walked intentionally for M. Estrada in the 6th
b-flied out for Parra in the 7th
c-popped out for Axford in the 9th
Batting
2B - Aramis Ramirez (24, Sanchez), Corey Hart (22, Webb), Rickie Weeks (14, Sanchez), Marco Estrada (2, Sanchez)
HR - Ryan Braun (23, Gaudin), Aramis Ramirez (10, Bell), Corey Hart (16, Sanchez)
SF - Norichika Aoki (1)
SH - Martin Maldonado (3)
RBI - Carlos Gomez (17), Norichika Aoki 2 (17), Ryan Braun 3 (58), Aramis Ramirez 4 (49), Corey Hart (37), Rickie Weeks (24), Martin Maldonado (17)
2-OUT RBI - Ryan Braun 3 (21), Aramis Ramirez 2 (21)
SB - Carlos Gomez 2 (11, 2nd base off Sanchez/Buck, 2nd base off Bell/Buck)
PK - Corey Hart (1, Sanchez)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
DP - Ransom-Hart
E - Rickie Weeks (10, Missed catch of throw)
Milwaukee Brewers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marco Estrada 6422061 4.31
Jose Veras 0.1333101 4.54
Manny Parra (H,4) 0.2000000 4.46
Kameron Loe 0.1444001 4.21
Francisco Rodriguez (BS,4) 0.2221101 4.17
John Axford 1000110 4.73
Livan Hernandez (W,2-1) 1111021 5.24
HBP - Kearns (by Jose Veras)
Pitches-Strikes - Marco Estrada 90-65, Jose Veras 25-13, Manny Parra 8-4, Kameron Loe 17-12, Francisco Rodriguez 18-8, John Axford 13-6, Livan Hernandez 24-15
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Marco Estrada 5-7, Manny Parra 2-0, Kameron Loe 1-0, John Axford 1-0
Batters Faced - Marco Estrada 22, Jose Veras 6, Manny Parra 2, Kameron Loe 5, Francisco Rodriguez 5, John Axford 3, Livan Hernandez 4
Game Information
Attendance - 33178
Game Time - 4:28
Temperature - 94
Umpires - Home - Ron Kulpa, First Base - Dan Bellino, Second Base - D.J. Reyburn, Third Base - Derryl Cousins