Six relievers helped Milwaukee overcome starter Matt Garza's early exit in Saturday's airtight victory.
The Brewers pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Pirates, winning for just the second time in their last 13 road games on Saturday night.
Dare Ogunbowale compiled a performance to remember during the second half of No. 19 Wisconsin's 68-17 blowout victory against Bowling Green at Camp Randall Stadium.
Melvin Gordon's 19.5 yards per carry on Saturday shattered the Wisconsin school record for average per carry in a game.
The Packers try to continue their recent success against the Detroit Lions as the rivals meet Sunday at Ford Field.
Wisconsin's team rushing total in Saturday's win was the most in the Big Ten's modern era, dating back to 1946.
Coming off a rout of Bowling Green and sporting a 2-1 record with a home game vs. South Florida up next, send your questions about the Wisconsin football team to beat writer Jesse Temple for this week's mailbag.
FOX Sports Wisconsin's Paul Imig lists five keys to the game between Green Bay and Detroit.
Pittsburgh may have ended any realistic chance Milwaukee had at the postseason Friday night.
Rickie Weeks hit his seventh homer for the Brewers and Yovani Gallardo struck out 11 in seven strong innings, but it all came undone in the bottom of the eighth.