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Morgan snaps '12 RBI drought with homer

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan is finally on the board.

Morgan logged his first RBI of 2012 when he homered off Pirates starter Kevin Correia in the first inning on Friday night at Miller Park to give the Brewers a 1-0 lead. It came in Morgan's 139th plate appearance this season.

His drought of 138 plate appearances to start a season without an RBI was a Major League record. The previous mark belonged to White Sox outfielder Herb Adams, who went 125 plate appearances without driving in a run to begin 1950.

Adams logged his first RBI that year on a bases-loaded walk on June 11. He drove in another run with a sacrifice fly later in that game.

Morgan's RBI on Friday was his first since Game 5 of last year's National League Division Series, a game-winning single up the middle in the bottom of the 10th inning that sent the Brewers to the NL Championship Series and is the subject of the club's 2012 Media Guide cover.

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan is finally on the board.

Morgan logged his first RBI of 2012 when he homered off Pirates starter Kevin Correia in the first inning on Friday night at Miller Park to give the Brewers a 1-0 lead. It came in Morgan's 139th plate appearance this season.

His drought of 138 plate appearances to start a season without an RBI was a Major League record. The previous mark belonged to White Sox outfielder Herb Adams, who went 125 plate appearances without driving in a run to begin 1950.

Adams logged his first RBI that year on a bases-loaded walk on June 11. He drove in another run with a sacrifice fly later in that game.

Morgan's RBI on Friday was his first since Game 5 of last year's National League Division Series, a game-winning single up the middle in the bottom of the 10th inning that sent the Brewers to the NL Championship Series and is the subject of the club's 2012 Media Guide cover.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.