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Brewers break out, beat Bucs
Long balls lift Brewers
The Brewers weren't able to connect for a hit until the top of the sixth inning, when they rallied for a pair of runs, and in the seventh, Damian Miller and Geoff Jenkins both hit solo homers to stake the Brew Crew to a one-run lead that they wouldn't relinquish.
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Brewers 6, Pirates 5
Damian Miller's two-run shot in the seventh inning gave the Brewers the lead. (Dave Miller/AP)
Series at a glance:
Pirates' early lead fades
Humberto Cota went 3-for-5 and twice doubled to drive home runs with two out, and Oliver Perez held the Brewers hitless until he ran out of gas in the sixth. The bullpen couldn't keep the cork in Milwaukee, though, and lost the game on a pair of dingers.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 30, 2005
MIL
Milwaukee (81-79)
Won 2
Milwaukee 6, Pittsburgh 5   PIT
Pittsburgh (65-95)
Lost 1
September 30, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0   6 7 2
Pittsburgh
3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   5 7 2
Standings through 9/30/05  |  Gameday  |  Brewers Stats  |  Pirates Stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Clark, CF4000114.306
Hardy, SS5010005.241
Overbay, 1B5000023.275
Lee, LF4230110.267
Jenkins, RF2212202.292
Hall, 2B3000202.291
Cirillo, 3B4101114.281
Miller, C4123014.273
Davis, D, P2000010.137
a-Branyan, PH0000000.255
b-Helms, PH0000100.299
Lehr, P1000010.000
Eveland, P0000000.000
Davis, K, P0000000.000
Santana, P0000000.000
c-Fielder, PH1000011.293
Turnbow, P0000000.000
Totals356768925 

a-Batted for Davis, D in the 6th. b-Walked for Branyan in the 6th. c-Struck out for Santana in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Jenkins (25, 7th inning off Grabow, 1 on, 1 out), Miller (9, 7th inning off Vogelsong, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Hardy; Lee 3; Jenkins 4; Miller 5.
RBI: Cirillo (23), Miller 3 (43), Jenkins 2 (86).
2-out RBI: Miller 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Miller 2; Hardy 2; Jenkins.
SF: Miller.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Cirillo 2 (5, fielding, fielding).
Pickoffs: Lehr (Bay at 1st base).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Sanchez, 2B4121111.290
Wilson, J, SS4010104.257
Bay, LF3000225.305
Wilson, C, RF4210124.257
Eldred, 1B5100033.228
Cota, C5133010.242
Bautista, 3B3000023.125
Grabow, P0000000.000
Vogelsong, P0000000.111
a-Ward, PH1000001.260
Meadows, P0000000.000
Gorzelanny, P0000000.000
Torres, P0000000.500
c-Redman, T, PH1000000.252
McLouth, CF3000011.245
Perez, P2000012.182
White, P0000000.000
Mackowiak, 3B1000010.273
b-Wigginton, PH-3B0000100.258
Totals3657461424 

a-Flied out for Vogelsong in the 7th. b-Walked for Mackowiak in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Torres in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Sanchez (24, Davis, D), Cota 2 (20, Davis, D, Davis, D).
TB: Sanchez 3; Wilson, J; Wilson, C; Cota 5.
RBI: Cota 3 (43), Sanchez (34).
2-out RBI: Cota 2; Sanchez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bautista; Eldred; Bay 2; McLouth; Wilson, C 2.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wilson, C (3, 2nd base off Davis, D/Miller), Wilson, J (7, 2nd base off Davis, D/Miller), Mackowiak (8, 2nd base off Lehr/Miller).
CS: Bay (1, 2nd base by Lehr/Miller).
PO: Bay (1st base by Lehr).

FIELDING
E: Perez (1, throw), Mackowiak (12, fielding).

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davis, D 5.07522803.84
Lehr (W, 1-1)2.00001303.97
Eveland (H, 7)0.10001005.97
Davis, K (H, 2)0.10002002.70
Santana (H, 11)0.10000104.50
Turnbow (S, 39)1.00000201.74
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 5.01227405.85
White (H, 12)0.10000003.72
Grabow (H, 13)1.02221214.88
Vogelsong (BS, 1)(L, 2-2)0.21200114.43
Meadows 0.11000004.58
Gorzelanny 0.210001012.00
Torres 1.01000102.81

Perez pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.

WP: Lehr.
HBP: McLouth (by Davis, D), Jenkins (by Perez).
Pitches-strikes: Davis, D 105-63, Lehr 30-18, Eveland 7-2, Davis, K 19-9, Santana 6-3, Turnbow 10-7, Perez 104-55, White 1-1, Grabow 23-13, Vogelsong 15-8, Meadows 5-3, Gorzelanny 12-8, Torres 15-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Davis, D 3-4, Lehr 1-2, Eveland 1-0, Davis, K 1-0, Santana 0-0, Turnbow 1-0, Perez 3-8, White 0-1, Grabow 1-0, Vogelsong 0-1, Meadows 1-0, Gorzelanny 1-0, Torres 2-0.
Batters faced: Davis, D 26, Lehr 8, Eveland 2, Davis, K 3, Santana 1, Turnbow 3, Perez 25, White 1, Grabow 6, Vogelsong 4, Meadows 2, Gorzelanny 3, Torres 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Davis, K 1-0, Santana 3-0, White 3-1, Grabow 2-0, Gorzelanny 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Adam Dowdy. 2B: Dusty Dellinger. 3B: Tony Randazzo.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 3 mph, R to L.
T: 3:36.
Att: 20,922.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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