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What We Learned: Zach Davies makes his case for the 2016 rotation

Zach Davies finished up his month with the Brewers with a very strong start against the Padres. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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Yesterday's Results

Brewers 5, Padres 0

It's hard to believe that it's only been a month in the majors for Zach Davies, but he has shown a lot of improvement in that month. After getting hit hard in two of his first three starts, he settled down to pitch quality starts in his last three, with the last two both scoreless appearances. Last night was the best one, as he pitched seven shutout innings, allowing just five hits and two walks with six strikeouts. Meanwhile, the offense put up five runs on five singles and a run in the fifth inning, which was more than enough for the win.

Brewers News & Notes
Minor League Update
NL Central Update
Team W L
Cardinals 100 59
Pirates 96 63
Cubs 93 65
Brewers 68 90
Reds 63 95

Today's Division Games

  • Cubs (Jason Hammel) @ Reds (John Lamb) - 11:35 am
  • Cardinals and Pirates have the day off.
Around Baseball

Roster News

Other Notes

Today's Action

The Brewers play their final road game of the season tonight as they conclude their series with the Padres. Taylor Jungmann faces Ian Kennedy as the Brewers go for the series sweep. First pitch is at 5:40 pm.