Brewers drop Pirates

Brewers drop Pirates

Rickie Weeks went 2-for-5 with a two-run shot to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the Pittsbrugh Pirates 6-5 on Tuesday night.

Milwaukee cashed as -160 home favorites as the game played over the 9-run total set by oddsmakers.

Ryan Braun was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Brewers, while Jorge Julio was credited with the victory in relief of starter Dave Bush for Milwaukee.

Eric Hinske and Jason Jaramillo both knocked in two runs for Pittsburgh, as Jesse Chavez was handed the loss after coming in for Pirates starter Paul Maholm.