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Thames Hits Pair of Homers as Brewers Defeat Orioles 6-2

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -

Eric Thames hit a pair of home runs and Jimmy Nelson pitched seven strong innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.
   Stephen Vogt and Travis Shaw also homered for the Brewers.
   The Brewers jumped ahead on Stephen Vogt's two-run homer in the second off Orioles starter Ubaldo Jimenez (3-4). Keon Broxton followed with a bunt single, then stole second and scored on Orlando Arcia's single.
   Thames belted a solo home run off Jimenez with one out in the fifth. With two outs, Shaw hit a solo shot as the lead ballooned to 5-0.
   The Orioles got a run in the seventh on Joey Rickard's run-scoring single.
   Milwaukee extended the lead to 6-1 in the seventh on Thames' second homer of the game.
   Jonathan Schoop hit a solo homer for Baltimore in the ninth.
   Nelson (7-4) gave up six hits and an unearned run in seven innings. He struck out eight and didn't walk a batter.
 

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