Big inning lifts Brewers

Big inning lifts Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs in the seventh to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 Friday night in the opener at Miller Park.

Milwaukee won the contest as -165 favorites, while the nine runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

Alcides Escobar had two hits and drove in two runs to lead the Brewers. Chris Narveson went seven innings for his 10th win, allowing two earned runs off seven hits.

James McDonald suffered the loss on the hill for the Pirates, giving up seven hits and six runs over 6 1-3 innings.