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What we learned: April 24, 2015

Today's lessons include breaking the losing streak, rebuilding, and the role of Tyler Thornburg.

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Yesterday's Results

Brewers 4, Reds 2

The eight-game losing streak finally came to an end yesterday. Kyle Lohse finally broke out of his funk by pitching seven innings yesterday, allowing only two runs, both on a Brandon Phillips home run. Meanwhile, Adam Lind and Aramis Ramirez both hit solo home runs, and Jean Segura drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning. The Brewers would tack on an insurance run in the eighth when Ryan Braun stole third, Kristopher Negron missed the throw, and Braun was able to head home.

Brewers News & Notes


Tyler Thornburg

Other Notes

Minor League Update

Team Level Record Yesterday This Weekend
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 4-10 Round Rock 5, Colorado Springs 3 Friday: Colorado Springs @ Round Rock
Saturday: Iowa @ Colorado Springs
Sunday: Iowa @ Colorado Springs
Biloxi Shuckers AA 8-5 Biloxi 5, Jacksonville 1 Friday: Jacksonville vs. Biloxi
Saturday: Biloxi @ Pensacola
Sunday: Biloxi @ Pensacola (DH)
Brevard County Manatees A+ 7-7 Brevard County 10, Dunedin 6 Friday: Brevard County @ Dunedin
Saturday: Brevard County @ Dunedin
Sunday: Brevard County @ Lakeland
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 3-12 Cedar Rapids 3, Wisconsin 0 Friday: Peoria @ Wisconsin
Saturday: Peoria @ Wisconsin
Sunday: Peoria @ Wisconsin

News & Notes

NL Central Update

Team W L
Cardinals 10 4
Cubs 8 7
Reds 8 8
Pirates 8 8
Brewers 3 13

Today's Division Games

  • Cubs @ Reds
    Friday: Jon Lester vs. Mike Leake - 6:10 pm
    Saturday: Jake Arrieta vs. Anthony DeSclafani - 12:10 pm
    Sunday: Travis Wood vs. Jason Marquis - 12:10 pm
  • Pirates @ Diamondbacks
    Friday: Gerrit Cole vs. Josh Collmenter - 8:40 pm
    Saturday: AJ Burnett vs. Rubby De La Rosa - 7:10 pm
    Sunday: Francisco Liriano vs. Jeremy Hellickson - 3:10 pm

Around Baseball

Roster News

Other Notes

This Weekend's Action

The Cardinals come into town for a three-game series this weekend. Here are the starting pitcher matchups:

Friday: Carlos Martinez vs. Matt Garza
Saturday: Adam Wainwright vs. Wily Peralta
Sunday: Lance Lynn vs. Mike Fiers