MILWAUKEE (AP) - Colby Lewis scattered three hits over eight innings and added a key two-out single with the bases loaded to lead the Texas Rangers to a 7-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
Josh Hamilton homered for the AL West-leading Rangers, who won their fifth in six games and handed Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo (6-3) his first loss since April 10.
Gallardo trailed 2-1 when he intentionally walked Andres Blanco to get to Lewis, who snapped a 25 at-bat hitless streak for Rangers pitchers with the first hit of his career past outstretched third baseman Casey McGehee.
Lewis (6-4) was just as good on the mound with 10 strikeouts and only one walk. His only mistakes came against Prince Fielder, who hit two solo homers for Milwaukee.
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