PHOENIX -- Curt Schilling got his 300th strikeout. His 24th victory will have to wait.
Schilling joined Randy Johnson to make strikeout history, and Tony Womack singled home the winning run in the 13th inning Sunday to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 6-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Schilling's bid to become baseball's first 24-game winner in six years was spoiled when an error by second baseman Junior Spivey allowed the Brewers to score the tying run in the ninth.
"Curt pitched a good ballgame. He really battled," Spivey said. "I just couldn't make a routine play."
Schilling struck out eight to reach 300 for the season. He and Johnson are the first teammates with 300 strikeouts in the same season.
"Anytime that you do something in the game today that's never been done before, you're talking about over a century's worth of history, that's special," Schilling said. "I'm proud of it. He (Johnson) is part of the reason I got there, and I'm proud of that, too."
Felix Jose and Erubiel Durazo began the 13th with pinch-hit singles off Nelson Figueroa (1-7), then Womack slapped a single to left to win it.
"I'm not a guy who's going to worry about how pretty it is," Womack said. "As long as it gets done, I don't care."
The victory, coupled with San Francisco's loss to San Diego, left Arizona seven games ahead of the second-place Giants with 14 to play. The Diamondbacks have a magic number of seven to clinch their third NL West title in four years.
"It wasn't one of our better efforts of the year," manager Bob Brenly said, "but it was enough."
Back in April, Schilling struck out 17 and threw a one-hitter in a 2-0 victory at Milwaukee. This time, he allowed eight hits and walked three, but still had a 5-4 lead when he left after eight innings.
"I just made mistakes and allowed them to get back in the game," Schilling said. "It never should have been a close game, but we won, so it's all right. The number is seven now."
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