Weeks muscles Brewers past Astros
HOUSTON — Erik Bedard shutdown the Brewers for 7 innings on Wednesday night in Houston, but got no relief in the Brewers 3-1 win. Rickie Weeks hit a 2 run homer off Hector Ambriz in the 8th inning (#6); Aramis Ramirez touched him for a solo shot (#4) in the 9th.
John Axford (3-3) struck out 2 in the 7th for the win; Francisco Rodriguez allowed 2 hits in a scoreless 9th for his 5th save and 299th of his career.
Milwaukee starter Kyle Lohse allowed just 1 run over 6 innings.
Yovani Gallardo tries to pitch the Crew to a series win on Thursday afternoon.