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MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Milwaukee 2

May 25, 2013 at 7:28 PM   |   Comments

MILWAUKEE, May 25 (UPI) -- Jeff Locke hurled six scoreless innings and Pedro Alvarez socked two homers Saturday, keeping Pittsburgh hot with a 5-2 win over Milwaukee.

Locke (5-1) ran his scoreless innings streak to 15 with the performance, in which he collared the Brewers on three hits while striking out seven. The left-hander issued three walks.

Alvarez connected for a two-run shot in the second, staking the Pirates to a 3-0 lead, and added a bases-empty clout in the ninth as Pittsburgh racked up its 10th win in 11 games.

Andrew McCutchen also went deep for Pittsburgh.

Michael Fiers (1-3) was tagged for four runs on five hits in a four-inning effort for Milwaukee, which fell to 4-18 in May.

Carlos Gomez smack a pair of solo homers for the Brewers.

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