MILWAUKEE (AP) _ Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
Weeks hit a 2-2 pitch from Carlos Frias for his homer in the eighth inning that made it 9-3.
The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve shortstop Justin Turner and scored four runs in their half of the inning.
The first run in the seventh came on Martin Maldonado's squeeze bunt that scored Weeks. He bunted the ball toward Brandon League (2-3) who tried to flip it with his glove to catcher Drew Butera, but was late. Pinch-hitter Khris Davis reached on Turner's fielding error to load the bases. Carlos Gomez then reached on Turner's throwing error that allowed Mark Reynolds to score. Parra followed with a two-run single that gave Milwaukee a 6-3 lead.
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