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McGehee's Pinch-Hit Homer Lifts Brewers Over Cubs
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Casey McGehee delivered a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 Sunday.

Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun each hit a two-run homer for Milwaukee, which has won five of six after an 0-4 start.

This was the Brewers' most dramatic win this season.
McGehee had been mired in a 3-for-22 slump this homestand and didn't get the start. Cubs reliever Kerry Wood (0-1) walked Yuniesky Betancourt to open the eighth and Betancourt reached second on a sacrifice bunt.

After George Kottaras struck out, McGehee hit the second fastball he saw into the Cubs' bullpen in right.

Chicago's Aramis Ramirez drove in three runs on three doubles, but the bullpen couldn't hold on.

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