Ramirez homers, scores twice as Brewers beat Cards

Published On: Sep 08 2012 10:52:07 PM CDT
Milwaukee Brewers

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez had three hits, including his 22nd home run, to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.

Ricky Weeks added a solo home run and Ryan Braun went 3 for 5 with a run scored for Milwaukee. Carlos Gomez went 2 for 4 and drove in two runs. Ramirez, who also walked twice, reached base all five times he batted and scored twice.

Mike Fiers (9-7) allowed one run and five hits in five innings and also got his first career RBI with a single in the second inning. John Axford pitched a scoreless ninth for his 27th save. Adron Chambers had an RBI triple for St. Louis.

Jake Westbrook (13-11) went five innings and allowed three runs on seven hits to take the loss.