Lohse goes 5 innings in Brewers' 12-2 win over Texas

By ALAN ESKEW
Associated Press

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Kyle Lohse gave up one run in five innings, Luis Sardinas went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and the Brewers crushed a Texas Rangers split squad 12-2 Saturday.

Lohse, who has been named Milwaukee's opening day starter, retired nine in a row during one stretch and struck out five, throwing 51 strikes in 75 pitches.

Sardinas, whom the Rangers traded to the Brewers in January, entered the game with three hits and no RBIs. Sardinas drove in a pair of runs with a second-inning single and raised his average to .241.

Rangers starter Colby Lewis allowed three runs on eight hits in five innings.

The Brewers scored six runs in the sixth off Jamey Wright, who failed to retire any of the seven hitters he faced.

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