PITTSBURGH (AP) -Shane Youman gave up two runs over six innings to earn his first major league win and Pittsburgh took advantage of a season-high four errors by Milwaukee in a 6-2 victory Tuesday.
Youman (1-0) allowed eight hits in his first start of the season.
Ryan Braun had an RBI single in the first and Kevin Mench led off the fourth with his fourth homer for Milwaukee.
After Rajai Davis doubled to start the Pirates' third against starter Chris Capuano, consecutive errors on ground balls by shortstop Craig Counsell and third baseman Braun led to Jason Bay's RBI grounder.
Ronny Paulino's sacrifice fly put the Pirates up 3-2 in the fifth. Pittsburgh added three runs in the sixth as Milwaukee made two errors.
Yovani Gallardo (1-1) gave up two earned runs in 2 2-3 innings in his first career relief appearance.
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