It was an exciting start to the week in Milwaukee as the Brewers battled the Arizona Diamondbacks. Here is a complete recap of the series and what to expect next from the Brew Crew.
Brewers vs. Diamondbacks Game One:
Final Score: 9-1 Diamondbacks
Corbin Burnes was on the mound for Milwaukee facing off against Arizona’s Merrill Kelly. Burnes struggled through five innings and allowed seven earned runs. Adrian Houser tossed the final four innings and allowed two runs (one earned) in his first appearance out of the bullpen. Milwaukee’s offense was shut down by Merill Kelly and company, Kelly tossed seven innings of one-run ball. Milwaukee’s lone run of the game came from an RBI triple off the bat of Christian Yelich.
Brewers vs. Diamondbacks Game Two:
Final Score: 7-5 Brewers
Colin Rea toed the slab for Milwaukee in game two facing off against Arizona’s Ryne Nelson. Both starters had shaky starts, Rea tossed 5.1 innings and allowed four earned runs and Nelson tossed five innings of three-run ball.
Milwaukee put on their hitting shoes for this one. Luis Urias got the part started in the second inning with an RBI double and Jesse Winker followed with a two-run home run in the fourth inning, his first home run of the season. However the seventh inning is where most of the damage was dealt, Christian Yelich got it started with an RBI groundout before William Contreras cracked a go-ahead two-run double into the gap. Willy Adames drove in one more on a fielder’s choice before the inning was over. Devin Williams came in and picked up his thirteenth save to secure the win for Milwaukee in game two.
Brewers vs. Diamondbacks Game Three:
Final Score: 5-1 Diamondbacks
Milwaukee’s lone run of the game came in the fifth inning when Raimel Tapia clubbed his first home run in a Brewers’ uniform. Unfortunately, earned runs allowed by Elvis Peguero and Trevor Megill as well as a rare error from Joey Wiemer in the center field cost Milwaukee the series.
Milwaukee didn’t do anything particularly well, outside of Teheran the starting pitching was sub-optimal and the offense was nowhere to be seen outside of game two. No team is going to win a series with that kind of inconsistent play. Let’s hope Milwaukee can make some changes to find some more consistency before their next series against the Cleveland Guardians.
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