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Brewers Win 5th Straight


MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rookie catcher Jonathan Lucroy hit his first major league home run to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.

Dave Bush (3-5) pitched six innings to help Milwaukee win a season-high fifth straight. He gave up three runs on seven hits. Carlos Villanueva, Kameron Loe and Trevor Hoffman each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.

Ryan Rowland-Smith (1-7) gave up five runs on five hits in 5 1-3 innings.

Rowland-Smith retired nine of the first 10 batters, but Corey Hart led off the fourth with a single and Ryan Braun singled before Lucroy's three-run shot. Carlos Gomez followed with a solo homer.

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