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Chicago Cubs’ Miguel Montero hits the game-winning solo home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the 10th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Miguel Montero hits walk-off home run, Cubs win six straight

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Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Michael Blazek only threw two pitches to Miguel Montero before the Cubs catcher hit his first walk-off home run of the season.

The walk-off home run gave the Cubs their sixth straight win. They are now five games ahead of the San Francisco Giants for the second wild card spot.

David Ross and Anthony Rizzo doused Montero with Gatorade after the game.

This was Montero’s first home run since returning from a thumb injury on August 8. The Cubs catcher is hitting .222 with one home run and two RBI in the last seven games.

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