The Brewers behind Yovani Gallardo got the better of Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants as both aces got their final tune up before opening day. Milwaukee defeated San Francisco 7-4 in Cactus League action Sunday. Gallardo worked five and two thirds innings, giving up 4 runs on 8 hits and striking out 7. Lincecum got tagged for 6 runs on 8 hits in four and two thirds innings. Ryan Braun and Alex Gonzalez each delivered a pair of RBI's. Rickie Weeks and Aramis Ramierez each had two hits. The Brewers meet the White Sox today in Zack Greinke's final start of the spring. Milwaukee opens the season Friday at Miller Park with Gallardo on the hill against the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals.
Corey Hart will be examined again on Monday but it appears he will be ready for the openinig day game after undergoing surgery to repair torn cartilage in his right knee on March 6. Hart played a fifth straight day for the Brewers' minor league squad on Sunday.