Adames 2 homers, career-best 7 RBIs as Brewers beat Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Willy Adames homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-8.

Adames hit a two-run blast in the first inning and a three-run drive during a six-run sixth for the NL Central-leading Brewers. It was the first multi-homer game of his career.

He added a two-run double in the fifth and finished 4 for 5, raising his batting average 45 points to .239.

Reliever Brent Suter got the win for Milwaukee and Josh Hader got the last out for his major league-leading ninth save.

Reliever Aaron Fletcher took the loss for Pittsburgh.

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