Milwaukee Brewers defeat Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-3

PHOENIX (AP) Ryan Braun can breathe a little easier now that home run No. 100 is out of the way.

Braun became the second-fastest active player to hit 100 with his two-run shot in the first inning of Milwaukee's 6-3 victory over Arizona on Friday. It was his 29th of the season, his first since Aug. 28.

"It's difficult to hit one home run in this league. To get to 100 is pretty special," said Braun, who has played in 400 major league games since joining the Brewers on ...

Phoenix — After having their bats shoved down their throats by the pitching staffs of the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals, the Milwaukee Brewers picked the splinters out of their teeth and swung away Friday night.

Finally stringing together some hits, the Brewers pushed aside the Arizona Diamondbacks, 6-3, at Chase Field.

The 13-hit attack felt good after a 1-5 home stand against the Giants and Cardinals in which the Brewers scored a grand total of 10 ru...