MILWAUKEE, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Winning pitcher Yovani Gallardo hit a solo home run Friday night to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat Pittsburgh, 3-2.
Gallardo's second homer of the season produced the eventual winning run, and gave Milwaukee a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the fourth.
Gallardo (6-4) surrendered two earned runs and five hits in seven innings, with a walk and seven strikeouts.
Closer Francisco Cordero earned his 38th save this season.
Pittsburgh’s Adam LaRoche had three hits, including a solo homer in the fourth. Ronny Paulino added an RBI double in the seventh, and three others had one hit each for the Pirates, who have dropped three in a row.
Losing pitcher Tony Armas (2-5) gave up three earned runs and four hits in six innings, with two walks and five strikeouts.