Braun takes batting title lead; Hart extends streak to 16

Corey Hart extended his National League-best hitting streak to 16 games with a broken bat single in the fifth inning of Milwaukee's 4-0 win over the Astros.

The Milwaukee Brewers continued their winning ways Sunday afternoon, sweeping the Houston Astros with a 4-0 win at Minute Maid Park. Shaun Marcum pitched seven innings and allowed only one hit en route to his 12th victory of the season.

Ryan Braun overtook Jose Reyes for the National League batting title, going 3-for-3 with a home run (26), walk, and three runs batted in (94), to raise his average to .335.

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