It was an exciting weekend in Milwaukee as the Brewers battled the Reds. Here is a complete recap of the series and what to expect next from the Brew Crew.
Brewers vs. Reds Game One:
Final Score: 7-3 Brewers
Corbin Burnes took the mound for the Milwaukee team, facing off against Andrew Abbott from Cincinnati. Burnes had a strong start, giving up only two earned runs in six innings. In contrast, Abbott struggled and allowed six earned runs in just 4.1 innings.
The Brewers’ batting was on fire in this game. Willy Adames and Owen Miller kick-started the action with RBI doubles in the first inning. Then, in the second inning, Joey Wiemer hit his 12th home run of the season, a two-run shot. Willy Adames continued his impressive performance in the fifth inning by smacking his 14th home run of the season, another two-run blast. The scoring was completed with an RBI single by Victor Caratini.
Tyson Miller came in to close the game, securing the win for Milwaukee in the first game.
Brewers vs. Reds Game Two:
Final Score: 8-5 Reds
Colin Rea took the ball for Milwaukee in game two, facing off against Luke Weaver from Cincinnati. Both starters had a tough time, with Rea pitching 4.2 innings and giving up five earned runs, while Weaver allowed five runs in 3.2 innings.
The offense came alive when Willy Adames smashed his fifteenth home run of the season, a solo shot. Christian Yelich joined the fun with an RBI double in the third inning. Then, it was Willy Adames again, continuing his hot streak in the third inning with another home run, a two-run blast, bringing his season total to 16. Finally, Brice Turang sealed Milwaukee’s scoring with an RBI triple in the fourth inning.
Unfortunately, the bullpen struggled and some earned runs were allowed, combined with Colin Rea’s rough start. As a result, Milwaukee dropped the game.
Brewers vs. Reds Game Three:
Final Score: 1-0 Brewers
Game three showcased a classic pitcher’s duel. Wade Miley took the mound for Milwaukee, while Ben Lively represented Cincinnati. Both starters delivered outstanding performances. Lively allowed only one run over 5.2 innings, while Wade Miley pitched six shutout innings.
Milwaukee managed to score a solitary run in the first inning thanks to a clutch RBI single by Jesse Winker. Following that, Wade Miley and the bullpen took control of the game, dominating the opposition. Their collective effort secured the win for Milwaukee in the series finale.
Overall, it was a series filled with ups and downs. Game one saw Corbin Burnes deliver a solid start while the offense came alive with key hits from Willy Adames and Joey Wiemer. However, game two proved to be a tough battle, with Colin Rea and the bullpen facing some challenges. Nevertheless, in the decisive game three, Wade Miley’s exceptional performance and Jesse Winker’s crucial RBI single sealed the victory for Milwaukee. With this series win under their belt, the Brewers head into the All-Star break with their heads held high, ready to rest, regroup, and continue their pursuit of another NL Central title.
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