Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 5/1/13
MILWAUKEE -- Rickie Weeks was frustrated, so he picked up the phone and called Brewers hitting coach Johnny Narron. He doesn't usually like to get early work in unless it's after a day off, but Weeks met Narron at the park at 12:30 and went to work in the cage and then on the field during batting practice. It's hard to know if his diligent efforts paid off Tuesday night, but the results were finally there for Milwaukee's second baseman. Weeks went 3-for-4 at the plate with a double, home run and five RBI in Milwaukee's 12-8 victory over the Pirates. For someone that entered Tuesday hitting .167 with just one home run and four RBI, Weeks' big night was a welcome sign he could be ready to end his early season slump. "I just wanted to do some extra stuff," Weeks said. "I just wanted to kill myself in the cage, basically. I had no legs by the end of the game, I just wanted to go in there and do some extra work." Weeks didn't tinker with his swing or try to change anything. He just ...
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