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Pelfrey helps Mets break slide, beat Brewers 1-0


AP Sports Writer

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Mike Pelfrey bailed the New York Mets out of a season-worst losing streak, overcoming a career-high 12 strikeouts by young Milwaukee Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo in a 1-0 victory Wednesday.

Pelfrey (6-3) gave up six hits and two walks in 7 2-3 scoreless innings and Ryan Church came through with an RBI single in the sixth as the Mets stopped a five-game losing streak and avoided a series sweep by the Brewers.

Gallardo (8-5) gave up five hits in seven innings. The Brewers completed a 5-4 homestand and will travel to Chicago for a four-game series against the Cubs beginning Thursday.

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