Hardy, Brewers down Pirates

Hardy, Brewers down Pirates

J.J. Hardy went 3-for-3 with four runs batted in to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-5 on Tuesday night.

Milwaukee won as +100 road underdogs as the teams played over the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Craig Counsell knocked in two runs for the Brewers, while Jeff Suppan gave up three runs over 5 2-3 innings to get the victory for Milwaukee.

Delwyn Young drove in a pair of runs for Pittsburgh, as losing pitcher Ian Snell was tagged for five runs over five innings for the Pirates.