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St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman tosses his bat after striking out during the third inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, in Milwaukee.

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Brewers ride big inning to victory over Redbirds

Score five in fifth in 6-2 win

MILWAUKEE — Nyjer Morgan hit a go-ahead, three-run double and the surging Milwaukee Brewers scored five runs in the fifth inning off Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter to rally for a 6-2 win Monday night over St. Louis and extend their season-best winning streak to seven. Milwaukee (61-49) moved 31⁄2 games ahead of St. Louis in the NL Central, its biggest lead of the season. The Brewers and Cardinals will play 11 more times this year.

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