Adames scores twice as Brewers take series from Pirates, 2-1


Milwaukee Brewers’ Willy Adames, left, takes a wide turn to home as Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings, right, looks for the throw from right fielder Gregory Polanco on a double by Brewers’ Christian Yelich in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, in Pittsburgh. The Brewers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willy Adames scored twice, Christian Yelich had two hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the sloppy Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1.

Adames scored in the first and third as Milwaukee never trailed. The NL Central-leading Brewers took two of three in the series against the last-place Pirates.

Brent Suter struck out two in the fifth to earn the win. Josh Hader pitched a perfect ninth for his 23rd save.

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