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Brewers jump on Astros early and cruise to 11-6 win

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Casey McGehee hit a three-run homer and Lorenzo Cain drove in the first three runs of his career, helping the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Houston Astros 11-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

McGehee drove a ball into the Brewers' bullpen in left-center field in the fourth to make it 11-4, after just missing a three-run homer in the first with an RBI double off the wall.

Cain, who made his first major league start Friday, hit a sacrifice fly in the first off Wesley Wright (1-2) and chased the left-hander in his next at-bat in the third with a two-run double that gave Milwaukee a 6-2 lead.

Both rosters were loaded with rookies and young players for two teams out of postseason contention and under .500. No Brewers starter was older than 28.

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