Gallardo outduels Locke in Brewers' 1-0 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez had an RBI groundout shortly after Jonathan Lucroy was awarded a double on fan interference and Yovani Gallardo outdueled spot-starter Jeff Locke as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Sunday.

Gallardo (4-4) gave up four hits and a walk over seven innings for Milwaukee. He struck out a season-high eight.

Locke (0-1) returned to the form that earned him a bid to the 2013 All-Star game, allowing three hits and a run in seven innings. He struck out five and walked three while pitching in place of Charlie Morton, whose start was pushed back a day.

The Pirates also placed right-hander Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list.

Lucroy led off the seventh with a double, aided by fan interference. He advanced to second base on a fly to center field and scored on Ramirez's soft grounder to first base.

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