MILWAUKEE — Rookie catcher Jonathan Lucroy hit his first major league home run to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Dave Bush (3-5) pitched six innings to help Milwaukee win a season-high fifth straight. He gave up three runs on seven hits. Carlos Villanueva, Kameron Loe and Trevor Hoffman each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.
Ryan Rowland-Smith (1-7) gave up five runs on five hits in 5 1-3 innings.
Rowland-Smith retired nine of the first 10 batters, but Corey Hart led off the fourth with a single and Ryan Braun singled before Lucroy’s three-run shot. Carlos Gomez followed with a solo homer.