The story is the same as it has been multiple times in the last few weeks. The Brewers fell behind early, and while they took a shot or two at finding some offense, they were held in check. Carlos Gomez did get them one run on a solo home run, but that was all the Brewers offense could manage. Once again, Mike Fiers gave the Brewers a good start, pitching five innings and allowing two runs, but the Brewers couldn't back him up with run support.
- With the Brewers nearly out of playoff contention, Noah argues that the Brewers should start Matt Clark and Jason Rogers for the remaining games of the season.
- Meanwhile, Noah also says that while the chances are near dead, it doesn't hurt to dream about the one-in-a-million shot that could happen.
- Prior to yesterday's game, Derek previewed the Brewers-Reds series.
- The Brewers officially began their search for a new director of scouting yesterday. They are mainly looking at internal candidates, but plan to look at a few external as well.
- AK of Ron Roenicke Stole My Baseball looks at the decline in the Brewers offense, and comes to a conclusion on what must happen for the offense to improve.
- With his HBP last night, Plunk Everyone notes that Carlos Gomez is the 5th Brewer to get hit by at least 19 pitches in a season.
- This weekend is Fan Appreciation Weekend at Miller Park. Caitlin Moyer has some details on the events planned for the weekend.
Today's Division Games
- Cardinals (John Lackey) @ Cubs (Jake Arrieta) - 7:05 pm
- Pirates (Jeff Locke) @ Braves (Julio Teheran) - 6:10 pm
While technically still alive, the Brewers are playing out the last five games of the season right now. The march to the end continues against the Reds today, with Kyle Lohse facing Daniel Corcino. First pitch is at 6:10 pm, and Manny Randhawa of MLB.com has the preview.