Milwaukee Brewers defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-6

MILWAUKEE (AP) Manny Parra keeps winning because the Milwaukee Brewers keep scoring for him.

Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun and Jason Bourgeois homered and the Brewers snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.

Parra (9-10) won for the fifth time in seven starts despite allowing six runs and 10 hits with four walks and two strikeouts in six innings.

"It doesn't matter (how I pitched), all that matters is we won,...

Manny Parra has the arm. No one is disputing that.

He has a mid-90 mph fastball that will merengue its way to the batter. That's evident to any witness of his outings.

And to top it off, he's a tall, well-built left-hander.

But when will he put it all together and become the front-line pitcher the Milwaukee Brewers need him to be?

The Brewers got past the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night for the 19th consecutive time at Miller Park, tying a major-league recor...