Estrada, 4 relievers pitch Brewers past Bucs, 1-0
MILWAUKEE – Marco Estrada pitched five innings in a spot start, combining with four relievers on a three-hitter, and Yuniesky Betancourt homered to carry the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers to a 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Takashi Saito, LaTroy Hawkins, Francisco Rodriguez and John Axford, who earned his 34th save by working around a lead off triple in the ninth, completed the shutout.
Estrada (3-8) took the mound for Chris Narveson, who was placed on the disabled list with a cut thumb on his throwing hand.
Kevin Correia (12-11), who leads the majors with 10 wins on the road this season for Pittsburgh, lost for the second time this season at Miller Park.