MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Alcides Escobar's triple highlighted a six-run seventh inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 Friday night.
James McDonald (2-4) was cruising along in his 10th major-league start before the seventh.
Escobar's triple on a misplayed ball by right fielder Lastings Milledge scored two to give Milwaukee its first lead of the game.
Jonathan Lucroy followed with an RBI single. Joe Inglett, pinch hitting for Chris Narveson (10-7), singled for his major-league leading 19th pinch hit.
Corey Hart doubled in a run. Ryan Braun then broke an 0 for 7 slump with a two-run double.
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