Prince Fielder hit his 44th home run and Corey Hart also connected to power the Milwaukee Brewers over Pittsburgh 6-1.
Ryan Braun drove in three runs as the Brewers assured themselves of at least staying tied with Chicago for the NL Central lead.
Milwaukee ended a four-game losing streak in Pittsburgh. The Brewers had lost 13 of their 17 at PNC Park.
Yovani Gallardo hurled six shutout innings to improve to 8-4. He held the Pirates on six singles while winning his third straight game and fourth in five decisions.
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