Brewers end skid, down Rangers

10:24 PM, May 7, 2013   |    comments
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Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Yuniesky Betancourt smashed a two-run home run and Aramis Ramirez had a solo homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Texas Rangers, 6-3, in the first of a two-game set.

Carlos Gomez hit a two-RBI double and Ryan Braun drove in one run for the Brewers, who snapped a five-game losing streak.

Brewers starter Wily Peralta (3-2) allowed three runs -- two earned -- on five hits over six frames and Jim Henderson pitched a scoreless ninth to notch his seventh save.

Mitch Moreland knocked a solo shot. Adrian Beltre and Nelson Cruz also drove in one run apiece for the Rangers, who entered the game off a 9-2 makeup loss against the Cubs. Starter Justin Grimm (2-2) fanned seven but gave up five runs on eight hits and three walks in five innings.

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