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Jul 17, 2011 12:42 AM by Jordan Mason

Weeks' homer the difference in Brewers' wild win

DENVER (AP) - Rickie Weeks hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers came back after squandering a seventh-inning lead and beat Colorado 8-7 Saturday night in a game that included the ejections of Rockies manager Jim Tracy and catcher Chris Iannetta.

With two outs in the ninth and the score tied at 6-6, Huston Street (0-3) walked Prince Fielder. Weeks followed with a drive that just cleared center fielder Dexter Fowler's attempt for a
leaping catch at the wall.

Francisco Rodriguez (3-2), making his Brewers debut after being acquired Tuesday from the New York Mets, pitched a scoreless eighth inning.

John Axford allowed an RBI single by Todd Helton before retiring Troy Tulowitzki for the final out to earn his 24th save in 26 chances.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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