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Sunday, June 22 (All times Eastern)

Milwaukee Brewers (46-30) at Colorado Rockies (34-40), 4:10 p.m.

Probable Starting Pitchers: Milwaukee - Kyle Lohse (8-2, 3.09) Colorado - Tyler Matzek (1-1, 3.75)

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Milwaukee Brewers have been scoring runs in bunches for Kyle Lohse, and the veteran has returned the favor with lights-out efforts in most of his 2014 starts.

The Brewers will see if that combination can continue on Sunday afternoon in Colorado, where they'll meet the Rockies and go for the sweep of a three-game weekend series at Coors Field.

A Milwaukee win would give it a sweep in Denver for the first time in 10 years.

Lohse is 5-1 with a 3.75 earned run average in nine road starts this season, and the Brewers are averaging six runs per game with him on the mound -- one of the best figures in the big leagues for a starting pitcher. Still, he's just 2-3 with a 6.67 in five Coors Field outings.

The Brewers have the best record in the National League thanks to a variety of sound hitting sources through the season's first half. Aramis Ramirez, for example, is 6-for-10 and has driven in four runs in this series. In his last eight games in Denver, he's hit .450 there with three home runs.

"Been coming here for a lot of years," he said. "It's a good place to hit."

Milwaukee has 28 hits in the series.

Lohse last pitched on Tuesday and allowed four runs in six innings of a 7-5 win at Arizona.

Colorado lefty Tyler Matzek makes his third career start and will face the Brewers for the first time. In his last start, on Monday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, he was tagged for 10 hits in five innings of a 6-1 loss.

He defeated Atlanta in his lone home start on June 11 and is the third Rockies pitcher to make his starting debut in the big leagues this season.

On Saturday, Mark Reynolds went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI and two runs scored to help guide the Brewers to a 9-4 win.

Ramirez had a solo home run and scored twice, while Rickie Weeks and Khris Davis each recorded an RBI for the Brewers.

Wily Peralta (8-5) allowed four runs -- three earned -- on eight hits in 7 2/3 solid innings to win his fourth straight start, all of which have been on the road.

The first time back on a big-league mound since 2012 wasn't as welcoming as Christian Friedrich (0-1) had hoped. He was tagged for nine runs -- four earned -- on seven hits and three walks to absorb the loss.

Corey Dickerson connected on a two-run blast and finished a triple shy of the cycle. Justin Morneau drove in a pair for the Rockies.

06/22 10:34:10 ET

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NCCU 21
NCA 14
 
Final
DAVID 72
UNC 90
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ECU 34
TULA 6
 
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COL 0
CAR 0
 
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STAN
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ORL 81
MIA 87
 
4th
IND 79
PHO 98
 
3rd
NYK 62
PHI 44
 
3rd
CLE 65
TOR 70
 
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HOU 60
DAL 51
 
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MIN 52
SAC 48
 
2nd
SAN 34
BRK 18
 
2nd
MIL 33
WAS 21
 
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UTA 0
NOP 2
 
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UGA 55
CHSO 9
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UF 52
EKU 3
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OSU 42
IND 27
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OKLA 44
KU 7
 
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UAB 18
MARS 23
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NEB 24
MINN 28
 
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PURD 14
NW 38
 
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ILL 16
PSU 14
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MSU 45
RUTG 3
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UCF 53
SMU 7
 
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SCAR 37
SALABAMA 12
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WKENT 45
TXSANANTO 7
 
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WAKE 6
VT 3
 
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ODU 30
LATU 27
 
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ARST 52
WASU 31
 
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CMICH 20
WMICH 32
 
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COLST 58
NMU 20
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LALAF 16
APPST 35
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BST 45
EMICH 30
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HOU 38
TULSA 28
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UTAH 10
ARZ 42
 
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FSU 20
BC 17
 
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UNT 17
FIU 14
 
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CLEM 28
GASTATE 0
 
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ND 28
LOU 31
 
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MICH 16
MD 23
 
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ARK 30
MISS 0
 
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PITT 30
SYR 7
 
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ISU 31
TTU 34
 
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ECU 34
TULA 6
 
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IOWA 24
WISC 26
 
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MEM 31
SFLA 20
 
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CAL 17
STAN 38
 
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NMST 17
LAMON 30
 
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ALA 48
WCAR 14
 
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OREG 44
COL 10
 
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MTST 21
FATL 27
 
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UVA 13
MIAMI 7
 
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AUB 17
SAMF 7
 
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TENN 13
MIZZ 13
 
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BAY 28
OKST 14
 
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MSST 37
VANDY 0
 
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UCONN 0
CIN 14
 
2nd
UCLA 14
USC 14
 
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WYO
BSU
10:30pm Tonight
NEV
FRES
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UNLV
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PRIN 68
INCWORD 79
 
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ND 81
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RMU 66
 
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PETE 50
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VT 63
APP 65
 
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BST 69
 
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DRAK 75
 
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HIGH 56
 
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MSST 71
UTST 63
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CAMP 48
COL 54
 
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DAVID 72
UNC 90
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NIOWA 66
UNF 49
 
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CSNO 79
SAMF 72
 
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YALE 61
MLOWELL 63
 
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NEV 50
CLEM 59
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PROV 80
FSU 54
 
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MARQ 89
NEOM 97
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DET 66
SALA 53
 
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TXST 67
 
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TRINCHRIS 52
 
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UMO 63
LIB 52
 
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CAN 53
 
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CLST 83
 
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ELON 67
 
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MDES 53
 
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SEMIZ 74
 
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WSCO 60
 
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LONG 72
 
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SOUTH 48
 
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UMKC 68
 
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DUQ 102
 
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LSU 72
 
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BUT 80
GHND 39
 
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CSFU 70
SJST 66
 
Final
WOFF 72
SD 68
 
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NORST 76
TXSOU 66
 
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COOK 42
TOWS 63
 
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SILL 46
YALE 53
 
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KNST 83
ALCOR 80
 
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MAN 78
BING 63
 
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JVST 88
MILES 71
 
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CSOU 79
WRST 86
 
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CITA 81
BOBJONES 50
 
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INDST 78
BRO 66
 
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WYO 56
COL 33
 
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GSOUT 97
FCCOL 41
 
Final
CCAR 76
PIED 33
 
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LATU 63
AMER 44
 
2nd
MAR 62
ARMY 74
 
2nd
TENT 68
CHAT 67
 
Final
EKENT 115
CLERMONT 50
 
Final
SMU 77
EWASH 68
 
2nd
NIAG 60
HART 64
 
Final
PENN 77
LAF 83
 
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UCSB 91
MASTERS 45
 
Final
BUCK 69
MNTER 73
 
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VMI 93
UNCW 110
 
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RIU 53
NEB 53
 
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NKENTUCKY 98
OHMWSTRN 48
 
1st OT
GTDNS 63
QUIN 67
 
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EMICH 70
UNCG 62
 
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ETST 98
UNCA 87
 
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TEMPL 50
UNLV 57
 
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STJOE 68
VERM 60
 
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MON 65
CCST 50
 
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KSU 74
ILLCH 51
 
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FAIR 58
SHSU 72
 
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LIP 61
TRANSYLVAN 49
 
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FUR 52
UCD 57
 
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WKENT 47
BEL 35
 
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NDST 35
HAMP 42
 
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IND 52
LAM 40
 
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TTU 42
MIZST 38
 
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HOU 46
MRGST 32
 
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NAVY 29
NE 45
 
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ALAAM 51
OAKW 28
 
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WILL 21
SELA 25
 
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TULA 44
SONO 21
 
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A 38
 
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RICE 32
WMARY 40
 
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TXARL 36
HOUB 16
 
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MINN 26
UMBC 25
 
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UTEP 0
NMST 6
 
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GONZ 7
STTHOM 7
 
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SUTAH 1
WLVRN 4
 
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OTT 2
STL 3
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WAS 1
BUF 1
 
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PHI 4
CLB 2
 
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TOR 1
DET 1
 
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TAM 2
MIN 1
 
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BOS 0
MON 2
 
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NYI 2
PIT 1
 
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NAS 0
FLA 0
 
1st Intermission
DAL 3
LOS 0
 
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COL 0
CAR 0
 
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CHI
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NCCU 21
NCA 14