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Brewers clinch NL Central for second time in four seasons

Eduardo Escobar
Posted at 7:52 PM, Sep 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-27 08:14:35-04

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers clinched their second NL Central title in four years, beating the sloppy New York Mets 8-4 behind Willy Adames’s two-run homer and three RBIs.

Josh Hader pitched a perfect ninth inning, retiring Brandon Nimmo on a game-ending flyout to left fielder Christian Yelich and sending the Brewers running onto the field.

Milwaukee completed a three-game sweep.

A day after New York was eliminated from postseason contention, the Mets lost for the 10th time in 11 games and were assured of a losing season for the fourth time in five years.