Milwaukee Brewers defeat Houston Astros, 4-2

Houston - Allowing the Milwaukee Brewers to take a lead into the late innings has been a death knell for opponents.

Trevor Hoffman and Co. were at it again Tuesday night, tossing three shutout innings in support of Dave "Houdini" Bush in a 4-2 victory over Houston at Minute Maid Park.

The beat goes on. The triumph was the seventh in a row and 21st in 26 games for the runaway Brewers, who boosted their lead to three games in the NL Central.

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