Quintero's 2-run double lifts Astros in 10

By Colin Fly

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, April 23 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT

Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun (8) celebrates with Prince Fielder (28) after Braun hit a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Milwaukee.

Morry Gash, Associated Press

MILWAUKEE — Humberto Quintero hit a two-out, two-run double in the 10th inning to lift the Houston Astros over the Milwaukee Brewers 9-6 on Saturday night.

Quintero's big hit off Sean Green (0-1) came the inning after he couldn't tag Ryan Braun quickly enough in a play at the plate that completed Milwaukee's rally from a three-run deficit.

Houston snapped a four-game losing streak at Miller Park and won its first game when allowing four runs or more this season.

Brandon Lyon (1-1) and the Astros bullpen blew another lead, but Quintero picked the group back up.

Braun hit a two-run homer in the seventh to extend his streak of reaching base safely to 20 games and Prince Fielder added two RBIs to give him an NL-best 21, but it wasn't enough.

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