Brewers Beat Diamondbacks, Head to NCLS
Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez celebrates the third out in the eighth inning of his playoff game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. The Brewers won 3-2 and are headed to the NCLS.
Updated at 10:36 AM CDT on Thursday, Oct 13, 2011
Nyjer Morgan did it again for Milwaukee, delivering an RBI single in the 10th inning to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Friday in Game 5 and send the Brewers to the NL championship series.
Morgan grounded a ball up the middle as Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz tried in vain to stop it with his leg. Carlos Gomez sailed across home plate as a wild throw home went high, and Morgan was mobbed by his teammates near the mound.
The Diamondbacks had one more comeback left in them, but they're still going home.
Published at 8:17 PM CDT on Oct 7, 2011
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