Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/26/14
Tyler Thornburg threw six solid innings and Sean Halton homered to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over St. Louis 5-3 on Thursday night, snapping the Cardinals' five-game winning streak. St. Louis fell into a tie with Pittsburgh for the top spot in the NL Central. Both teams are 85-61 with 16 games remaining. The idle Cincinnati Reds are 2 1/2 back. Milwaukee broke a three-game losing streak against St. Louis and beat the Cardinals for only the fourth time in 16 meetings this season. The Cardinals are 5-1 on their nine-game homestand. Thornburg (2-1), making his eighth career start, gave up two runs and three hits. He spent most of the season with Triple-A Nashville, going 0-9 with a 5.79 ERA in 15 starts. Thornburg struck out six and walked two. He has allowed two runs or fewer and gone six innings in all five major league starts this season. Jim Henderson earned his 25th save in 29 opportunities. Halton, who had three RBIs, hit a two-run homer off Joe Kelly (8-4) in the fourth t...
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