Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Rickie Weeks hit a three-run home run as the
Milwaukee Brewers used a big fifth inning to take an 8-2 win over the Atlanta
Braves and sweep a three-game set.
Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run double in the big inning for the Brewers, who
have won five of six to move three games back of St. Louis for the final wild
card spot in the National League.
Yovani Gallardo (15-8) won his seventh straight decision as he gave up just
two runs on four hits with three walks and six strikeouts over seven innings
Paul Maholm (12-10) was torched for eight runs -- six earned -- on nine hits
in just 4 1/3 innings. Jason Heyward hit a solo homer run in the loss for the
Braves, who came into this set having won five straight.
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