MLB: Milwaukee 12, Houston 5

HOUSTON, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Prince Fielder hit a two-run homer and had three RBI Saturday, leading Milwaukee in a 12-5 rout of Houston.

Milwaukee broke the game open with a five-run third while leading 3-1.


Mike Rivera had two hits and three RBI.

Ryan Braun had two hits and two RBI.

Casey McGehee had two hits and one RBI.

Bill Hall drove in a run, and one scored on an error by reliever Yorman Bazardo.

Starter Manny Parra (7-8) got the win for the Brewers in their fourth victory in six games.

Chris Coste led Houston with two hits and two RBI.

Carlos Lee, who hit his 300th career homer, and Kaz Matsui had two hits and one RBI apiece.

Hunter Pence had one RBI, while "Pudge" Rodriguez and Jason Michaels each had two hits for the Astros, have lost three of four.

Starter Mike Hampton (7-9) took the loss.

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