Woodruff lifts Brewers to 3-1 win over Pirates on Saturday evening


Brandon Woodruff became the first 10-game winner in the National League this season and Josh Hader pitched his 20th save as the Brewers picked up a 3-1 win over the Pirates on Saturday evening at Miller Park.

Woodruff pitched well into the eighth inning, allowing just one run on six hits with no walks. Hader went 1-2-3 in the ninth to clinch the win for Milwaukee.

Eric Thames hit a home run in the winning effort for the Brewers, who trailed 1-0 in the first inning before rallying for two runs in the bottom of the first.

The decisive third game of the series is Sunday at Miller Park.

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Pittsburgh Pirates v Milwaukee Brewers

Pittsburgh Pirates v Milwaukee Brewers