The Milwaukee Brewers overcame a 5-2 deficit in the 8th inning and knocked off the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 at Miller Park on Sunday.
The Brewers scored 5-runs in the final three innings and Sean Halton clubbed a 1-out, walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th to win it for the Brewers.
The Reds jumped out to a 3-0 lead off of Yovani Gallardo in the first inning. Gallardo gave up a pair of hits and walked three in the frame.
Todd Frazier’s run scoring single in the 3rd made it 4-0 and then a solo homer t lead off the sixth by Frazier made it 5-1 Cincinnati.
The Brewers started their come-back in the 8th when Jean Segura drove in a pair of runs with a triple. Jonathan Lucroy tied it at five with a sacrifice fly and Halton won it in the 9th with his home run.
The Brewers took 2 out of 3 in the series. The Reds fell 3 1/2 games behind the front running Pirates and Cardinals. Cincinnati is 4 1/2 games in front of Washington with the Nationals pushing for the final wildcard spot in the National League.
The Brewers continue their final home stand tonight with the first of a 4-game series against the Chicago Cubs. Wily Peralta (9-15, 4.49) pitches for the Brewers. He faces Chicago’s Edwin Jackson (8-14, 4.76).