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Brewers 8, Pirates 6
Prince Fielder watches the flight of his three-run homer in the first inning. (Jim Prisching/AP)
The Brewers' bats fed off Bucs starter Zach Duke early and often, with Prince Fielder setting the tone in the first with a three-run shot. Hardly done, Milwaukee also got dingers from Jason Bourgeois -- his first career homer -- and Ryan Braun to ensure the Pirates wouldn't catch up.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (53-73)
Lost 1
Milwaukee 8, Pittsburgh 6   MIL
Milwaukee (62-66)
Won 1
August 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0   6 10 0
Milwaukee
5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 X   8 12 1
Standings thru 8/28/09  |  Recap: PIT | MIL  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Brewers stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 5 1 3 4 0 1 1 .295
Young, D, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 2 2 .302
Jones, G, RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 4 .289
LaRoche, 3B 4 0 1 0 1 1 2 .251
Doumit, C 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .219
  Jaramillo, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .249
Milledge, LF 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 .252
Pearce, 1B 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .240
Cruz, SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .185
Duke, P 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .191
  Bootcheck, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Bixler, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .233
  Jackson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Cedeno, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .198
  Bautista, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 6 10 6 4 6 20  

a-Doubled for Bootcheck in the 6th. b-Flied out for Hanrahan in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Young, D (12, Parra, M), McCutchen (19, Parra, M), Pearce (10, Parra, M), Bixler (5, Parra, M).
HR: McCutchen (10, 6th inning off Parra, M, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Bixler 2; Young, D 2; LaRoche; McCutchen 7; Jones, G; Milledge 2; Pearce 2.
RBI: McCutchen 4 (43), Pearce 2 (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, G 2; Duke.
GIDP: Doumit, Pearce.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (LaRoche-Young, D-Pearce, Hanrahan-Young, D-Pearce).
Pickoffs: Duke (McGehee at 1st base).

 
Milwaukee AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Lopez, F, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .316
Bourgeois, RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .313
  Weathers, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Coffey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hoffman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Braun, LF 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .314
Fielder, 1B 3 1 1 3 1 0 0 .305
McGehee, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .289
  Counsell, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Cameron, CF 4 2 2 0 0 2 0 .260
Kendall, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .242
Escobar, A, SS 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 .261
Parra, M, P 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .154
  a-Gerut, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .214
Totals 33 8 12 8 3 5 10  

a-Walked for Parra, M in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Cameron (26, Duke).
HR: Fielder (36, 1st inning off Duke, 2 on, 1 out), Bourgeois (1, 2nd inning off Duke, 0 on, 0 out), Braun (28, 4th inning off Bootcheck, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Escobar, A 2; Parra, M; Braun 5; McGehee; Kendall; Fielder 4; Cameron 3; Bourgeois 5.
RBI: Fielder 3 (118), Escobar, A 2 (4), Parra, M (4), Bourgeois (3), Braun (94).
2-out RBI: Escobar, A; Parra, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez, F.
GIDP: Lopez, F, McGehee.
Team RISP: 5-for-8.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: McGehee (2, 2nd base by Duke/Doumit).
PO: McGehee (1st base by Duke).

FIELDING
E: Hoffman (1, missed catch).
DP: 2 (McGehee-Lopez, F-Fielder 2).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Duke (L, 10-12) 3.0 11 7 7 1 0 2 3.68
Bootcheck 2.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 15.43
Jackson 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.94
Hanrahan 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.74
Bautista 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
 
Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Parra, M (W, 9-10) 6.0 10 6 6 4 2 1 6.66
Weathers (H, 15) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.40
Coffey (H, 22) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.65
Hoffman (S, 28) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.80

IBB: LaRoche (by Parra, M).
HBP: Cruz (by Weathers).
Pitches-strikes: Duke 69-42, Bootcheck 25-18, Jackson 12-6, Hanrahan 11-6, Bautista 15-11, Parra, M 97-54, Weathers 20-11, Coffey 6-3, Hoffman 21-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Duke 5-0, Bootcheck 1-2, Jackson 0-3, Hanrahan 1-0, Bautista 0-1, Parra, M 8-3, Weathers 3-2, Coffey 0-0, Hoffman 1-0.
Batters faced: Duke 19, Bootcheck 7, Jackson 4, Hanrahan 3, Bautista 3, Parra, M 30, Weathers 6, Coffey 1, Hoffman 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Coffey 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Layne. 1B: Tony Randazzo. 2B: Damien Beal. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 34,438.
Venue: Miller Park.
August 28, 2009
August 28, 2009

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