Crew twice clips Cubs

Cleveland rocks Sox; Pirates sweep Cardinals

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The Cubs' Darwin Barney (left) avoids the tag of Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy to score on an RBI single by Carlos Villanueva during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the teams' doubleheader Tuesday in Chicago.

Jean Segura hit a solo homer and the go-ahead double, Khris Davis added a three-run shot, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cubs 6-5 after Yovani Gallardo left with a hamstring injury in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday in Chicago.

Davis' homer in the seventh on the first pitch from reliever James Russell (1-3) wiped out a 5-2 deficit, and Segura capped the four-run rally with an RBI double, giving the Brewers a 6-5 lead.

Milwaukee survived a major scare after Jim Henderson came on in the ninth. He walked a pinch-hitting Dioner Navarro and Welington Castillo, who drove a 2-0 pitch just foul beyond the left-field wall.

Henderson then retired Cody Ransom on a fly to center to give him 13 saves in 16 chances.

In Game 2, Jeff Bianchi delivered a two-run single off shortstop Starlin Castro's glove with two out in the ninth to lead the Brewers to a 3-2 victory.

Milwaukee got six scoreless innings from Tyler Thornburg and a leadoff homer from Juan Francisco in the fifth. But they had to rally after David DeJesus delivered a two-run double off Burke Badenhop following a pair of errors in the seventh.

Chicago took a 2-1 lead to the ninth, but closer Kevin Gregg (2-3) couldn't hold it.

Indians 7, White Sox 4: Pinch-hitter Ryan Raburn's two-run single in the eighth inning rallied the Cleveland Indians to their sixth straight win, as they downed the freefalling White Sox in Cleveland.

Raburn, batting for Jason Giambi, who won Monday night's game with a pinch-hit homer in the ninth, singled off Matt Lindstrom as the Indians stormed back and won for the 11th time in 15 games.

Yan Gomes added a two-run single in the eighth as the Indians stayed within 2 1/2 games of first-place Detroit in the AL Central.

The Indians were in danger of losing to Brazilian rookie Andre Rienzo in his debut before coming back against Donnie Veal (1-2), who started the eighth.

Pirates sweep Cardinals in doubleheader: Alex Presley hit a game-ending single off the glove of diving shortstop Pete Kozma with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Pirates to a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a doubleheader on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.

Presley's sharp grounder off Kevin Siegrist (0-1) deflected off Kozma's glove and into shallow center field, allowing Russell Martin to sprint all the way home from second base. With the win, the Pirates moved into first-place in the NL Central.

In Game 2, Andrew McCutchen clubbed his 15th homer of the season and the Pirates completed a doubleheader sweep with 6-0 victory.

Brandon Cumpton (1-1) allowed three hits over seven innings to pick up his first major league win.

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