Mahle fans 12 as Reds sweep Brewers

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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Tyler Mahle throws to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tyler Mahle tied his career high with 12 strikeouts, Tucker Barnhart drove in the go-ahead run with a double in the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 to finish a three-game sweep. Cincinnati has won six straight and 11 of 13. The Brewers dropped three straight for the first time in nearly a month and were swept for the third time this season. Milwaukee totaled nine hits and four runs in the series against the Reds. Mahle allowed three hits and a pair of walks over six innings. Lucas Sims got the last four outs for his seventh save.

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