Milwaukee Brewers defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-3

The Milwaukee Brewers, so often reliant on quick-strike scoring via the home run, used the hen-house approach Saturday night.

They pecked away here, pecked away there.

"Not pretty, but the guys played hard and hustled," said manager Ken Macha. "It wasn't the three-run homers. Occasionally, it's OK to win a game like that."

It also doesn't hurt to play Pittsburgh at home. For the 20th consecutive time at Miller Park, the Brewers prevailed over the Pirates, 7-3, sco...