Brewers pound out 15 hits in 6-2 win at Washington

Washington (AP) -- Jonathan Lucroy had a pair of RBI singles and Milwaukee beat Washington 6-2 on Sunday to keep the Brewers in the playoff chase.

Rickie Weeks had three hits while Aramis Ramirez had two doubles for Milwaukee, which twice benefitted from Washington outfielders losing fly balls in the sun. The Brewers (79-73) entered the day 2 1/2 games behind St. Louis for the final NL wild-card berth.

Washington (92-60) leads the NL East by 4 1/2 games over Atlanta, a 2-1 winner over Philadelphia Sunday. The Nationals magic number to clinch the division remains at six.

Reliever Brandon Kintzler (3-0) pitched a scoreless sixth inning for the win. John Axford recorded the final out with two runners on for his 33rd save.


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