Milwaukee Brewers defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-1

INSIDE PITCH PLAYER OF THE GAME In their 13th game of the season, the Brewers finally got a superb pitching performance.

Right-hander Dave Bush did the honors with seven shutout innings, allowing three hits and four walks while logging two strikeouts.


The Brewers wasted no time jumping on Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton, who entered the game with a 13.50 ERA. Back-to-back doubles with one out in the first by Jim Edmonds and Ryan Braun ig...

Pittsburgh — Over the course of a long major-league season, a dozen games certainly doesn't qualify as an eternity.

But it must have seemed like one as the Milwaukee Brewers waited for their first well-pitched game, one through nine innings.

Right-hander Dave Bush finally stepped forward Tuesday night in Game No. 13 and delivered the first gem, tossing seven shutout innings as the Brewers whipped Pittsburgh, 8-1, at PNC Park.

"Today, we put it all together," Bush ...

PITTSBURGH (AP) Dave Bush was given a big early lead. He didn't need it.

Bush pitched seven shutout innings and the Milwaukee Brewers rocked Pittsburgh starter Charlie Morton to beat the Pirates 8-1 on Tuesday night.

Bush (1-0) allowed three hits and four walks for the Brewers, who took a got off to a fast start for the second consecutive game.

"It was really a little bit of an odd game for me," Bush said. "I had a couple stretches where I had trouble throwing str...