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CINCINNATI – A Game It started after a 27-minute rain delay on Wednesday night and became the craziest of the season for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Christian Yelich went 6-for-6 and struck for the cycle, the offensive garnered a season-high 22 hits and garnered he took over the lead four times and Jesús Aguilar hit the go-ahead homer in the 10th inning to bring the Brewers to an incredible 13-12 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park.

The game went down in the books as a 4-hour, 16-minute classic just one night after the Brewers blew out their bullpen. And just five days ago, they went 15 innings before assuming an unlikely victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park.

"It was a wild one," said Brewers manager Craig Counsell. "And in both cases, to be at the top in these games … the boys fought really hard, it was not the best game from the opponents' point of view, of course, but we kept fighting and made it. [19659008]" Credit to everyone in the room, just stick to it. It has not always been nice here in the last few weeks, but it is such victories that mean something.

"They really do."

Mike Moustakas opened the eighth by hiring David Hernandez to give Milwaukee his third lead of the game at 11-10.

Joakim Soria took over in the eighth, and a single single to Billy Hamilton came back to bite him. With two outs and Hamilton in third place, Soria uncorked a wild field that allowed the scooter to race home.

He was first called on his head-first slide, but a check of just 41 seconds toppled it over and the game was once again tied.

The teams failed in the ninth game, Jeremy Jeffress worked his way through a traffic jam through successive walks.

Aguilar saw three ranks of Reds nearer to Raisel Iglesias before hitting a towering Homer to begin the 10th. Hernán Pérez then doubled with two outs and Erik Kratz took him to the 13-11.

This insurance run proved to be huge when Brandon Dixon slipped into the middle to open the bottom of the 10th and pull Cincinnati within a run. Jeffress (7-1) recovered by pulling back the next three batteries.

Moustakas fortunately finished with a dive on the third base.

"The thought was:" This is how the game will go, it's an anticipated part of the game. "It was a night in which the bats win for both sides," Counsell said of the final Stayed on the back of Christian Yelich with a pile of giant at-bats that was absolutely fantastic. "

Brewers starter Freddy Peralta set the stage for his early departure by leaving Dilson Herrera and leaving a

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The Brewers got a run back in the sixth on a Yelich double Then the game took a turn into the bizarre at the bottom of the frame, after Hader had taken a walk and a single to the first two batters before making way for Taylor Williams.

With helper Michael Lorenzen on the plate, Williams got ahead in the count, 1-2, before he sent a Penn Lorenzen with a pitch into the seat of his pants and Lorenzen accidentally kicked off as he fell backwards.

Home-plate referee Tony Randazzo decided it was a foul ball but after some fierce arguments by Counsell, Lorenzen sent Williams's next throw to the left for a three-run homer to give the Reds a 10-6 lead give.

That Lorenzen went deep did not come as a surprise to the Brewers; He had heated against them at the end of June in the last games of the teams in Cincinnati, with one of the Homer's a big bang.

Williams finally pulled back the Reds, and the brewers did not waste time reacting.

Moustakas singled and Jonathan Schoop married to make it 10-8 and hunt Lorenzen. Hernandez came for the first time before piercing Manny Piña with a pitch that dropped from his left shoulder to his face.

Piña fell to the ground spitting blood and eventually had to be replaced by Kratz, who two batters later hurled all the way from the first to double Lorenzo Cain to draw the Brewers within 10-9.

Yelich, next, tripled the gap in the right center, Cain and unbelievably, the game was tied again at 10:10

The three-prey gave Yelich five hits and ended the Brewers' first cycle since George Kottaras on September 3, 2011 in Houston. It was also the eighth cycle in club history and the second in major leagues this season (Boston's Mookie Betts had the other one).

"Eddie (Sedar) told me," said Yelich. "It was pretty cool, it's one of those things you never really expect, obviously you have to have some luck with it, it's always a factor in doing that."

"The important thing We've found a way to get that out and win.

Yelich retained the game in the seventh round when he threw a strike with two outs at home against Kratz to reduce the potential – lead

"I've never seen such a game before. It was unbelievable, "Counsell said." He comes upstairs and you think he can not do it again and he does it again. Then he does a great throw to keep the inning to zero. "

" He did everything tonight, really. He's going home by bus tonight.

Five days after failing to bring a trade that would have brought Matt Harvey to Milwaukee, the right-handed man was on the hill and started against the Brewers and Peralta.

He was English: German: … = 120 & lang = DE Three short hits and two fast runs brought Travis Shaw into action, driving three centerbags with an RBI double and grounding Moustakas in second position.

Peralta Homer welcomed Hamilton and a two-out RBI double by Tucker Barnhart in the second round separated the match 2: 2.

Barnhart returned to Peralta in the fourth game, battling two outs to the right to give Cincinnati a 3-2 lead

Milwaukee was in fifth position when Cain came in for the second time, and Yelich headed right, it was Yelich's third homer in the series and the Brewers in their 21st Game in a row at Great American one Round Ball Park set their record at

Shaw, Ryan Brown and Moustakas all followed with singles, with Shaw scoring the 3: 3 with a Moustakas goal and ending Harvey's night. He was tagged for 11 hits while batting six in his 78 pitch-out.

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