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Brewers' 'fun' is Pirate misery

PITTSBURGH — Ryan Braun, Jim Edmonds and the Brewers piled up 25 hits in a 20-0 win Thursday, handing the Pirates their most-lopsided loss in their 124-year history.

"It was fun, and it was special," said Braun, who homered, doubled, singled and drove in five runs. "This game is really so much about failure, particularly as a hitter, that you rarely get a day where everyone is enjoying so much success at the same time."

Milwaukee matched a club mark for margin of victory and set a record for its biggest shutout win. According to STATS LLC, it was the fifth-most lopsided shutout in modern major-league history, which began in 1900. The Indians beat the Yankees 22-0 in 2004, and the Pirates beat the Cubs by the same score in 1975.

Prince Fielder, Edmonds and George Kottaras hit homers, and 10 Brewers had at least one RBI.

Brewers 20

Pirates 0

Brewers' 'fun' is Pirate misery 04/22/10 [Last modified: Friday, April 23, 2010 9:12pm]
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