Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/14/12
Cody Ransom hit his first career grand slam with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Ryan Braun hit two home runs as Milwaukee improved to 40-6 against Pittsburgh at Miller Park since 2007. Martin Maldonado finished with a career-high four hits, all singles, to hand Pittsburgh only its third loss in the last 13 games. Pittsburgh reliever Tony Watson (4-1) entered in the eighth and gave up consecutive singles to Braun and Aramis Ramirez. He struck out Corey Hart, but each runner stole a base on the pitch. The Pirates elected to load the bases by intentionally walking Rickie Weeks to face Ransom, who was 0 for 4 in the game. Ransom hit a 2-2 pitch over the wall in left-center for his eighth homer of the season and the team's fourth grand slam of the year. Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen hit a solo homer off John Axford in the ninth. The Pirates had runners on first and second after reliever Manny...
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