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Halton, Brewers best Cardinals

St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Sean Halton smacked a two-run homer and drove in three in the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the finale of a three-game set.

Tyler Thornburg (2-1) fanned six and surrendered two runs on three hits and two walks over six innings for Milwaukee, which dropped the first two tilts of the series.

Jim Henderson gave up a run in the ninth, but still got credited with his 25th save of the year in the triumph.

Joe Kelly (8-4) allowed four runs -- three earned -- on seven hits and a walk over five frames for the Cardinals, who had their five-game winning streak snapped.

St. Louis is tied with the Pittsburgh Pirates atop the NL Central Division.

09/12 23:35:34 ET