MILWAUKEE (TSN-WSAU) - Yuniesky Betancourt smashed a two-run home run and Aramis Ramirez had a solo homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Texas Rangers, 6-3, in the first of a two-game set.
Carlos Gomez hit a two-RBI double and Ryan Braun drove in one run for the Brewers, who snapped a five-game losing streak.
Brewers starter Wily Peralta (3-2) allowed three runs -- two earned -- on five hits over six frames and Jim Henderson pitched a scoreless ninth to notch his seventh save.
Mitch Moreland knocked a solo shot. Adrian Beltre and Nelson Cruz also drove in one run apiece for the Rangers, who entered the game off a 9-2 makeup loss against the Cubs. Starter Justin Grimm (2-2) fanned seven but gave up five runs on eight hits and three walks in five innings.
The Brewers and Rangers play again Wednesday at 6:35pm on AM-550 FM-99.9 WSAU.