July 12, 2009

MLB: Milwaukee 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

Mike Burns gave up three runs and six hits in five innings Saturday, helping the Milwaukee Brewers record a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Burns (2-2) did not walk a batter, fanned seven and added a fourth-inning RBI single.

J.J. Hardy had two hits and two RBI, Frank Catalanotto hit a solo homer in the fourth, Prince Fielder had two hits and one RBI and Craig Counsell added a run and two hits for the Brewers, who had lost four of five.

Closer Trevor Hoffman earned his 20th save with a 1-2-3 ninth.

Rafael Furcal hit a two-run homer and Andre Ethier had a solo shot for the Dodgers, who had won four of five.

The losing pitcher was starter Jeff Weaver (5-3). He surrendered four runs and six hits in 3 1/3 innings.

LA closer Jonathan Broxton will miss the All-Star game with a toe injury, the team announced Saturday.