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What we learned: May 18, 2015

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Today's lessons include a series loss in New York, a demotion, and more.

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This Weekend's Results

Brewers 7, Mets 0

It was a pretty good night for the Brewers as they showed what they are capable of when performing at their best. Kyle Lohse had his best performance of the year, limiting the Mets to two hits in eight innings. Meanwhile, Ryan Braun had a power surge, hitting two home runs to account for three of the Brewers runs in the game. He also

Mets 14, Brewers 1

While Friday was an example of what the Brewers can do at their best, Saturday went the opposite way. Matt Garza got hit for ten runs, most of those coming in the fourth inning. Meanwhile, Jacob deGrom kept the Brewers in check, only allowing a run on a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning. In addition, deGrom had three hits at the plate. In his first start as a Brewer, Luis Sardinas recorded two hits.

Mets 5, Brewers 1

The Brewers fell behind right away after a home run by Curtis Granderson, and it never got better from there. Wily Peralta struggled and allowed five runs in five innings in his start. In addition, things got worse for the Brewers as Carlos Gomez was hit in the head with a pitch. He escaped with only a bruise on his head and avoided a concussion.

Brewers News & Notes

Minor League Update

Team Level Record This Weekend Today
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 15-23 Friday: Colorado Springs 6, Memphis 2
Saturday: Round Rock 10, Colorado Springs 4
Sunday: Round Rock 6, Colorado Springs 2
Sunday: Colorado Springs 7, Round Rock 6
Round Rock @ Colorado Springs
Biloxi Shuckers AA 21-16 Friday: Jackson 8, Biloxi 6
Sunday: Jacksonville 8, Biloxi 7
Sunday: Biloxi 2, Jacksonville 1
Jacksonville vs. Biloxi (DH @ Huntsville)
Brevard County Manatees A+ 16-20 Saturday: Brevard County 6, Tampa 4 
Saturday: Tampa 2, Brevard County 1
Sunday: Tampa 4, Brevard County 1
Clearwater @ Brevard County
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 9-28 Friday: Kane County 2, Wisconsin 1
Saturday: Kane County 4, Wisconsin 2
Sunday: Kane County 12, Wisconsin 2
Wisconsin @ Burlington

News & Notes

NL Central Update

Team W L
Cardinals 25 12
Cubs 21 16
Reds 18 20
Pirates 18 20
Brewers 13 25
  • Pirates @ Cubs
    Friday: Cubs 11, Pirates 10
    Saturday: Cubs 4, Pirates 1
    Sunday: Pirates 3, Cubs 0
  • Giants @ Reds
    Friday: Giants 10, Reds 2
    Saturday: Giants 11, Reds 2
    Sunday: Giants 9, Reds 8
  • Tigers @ Cardinals
    Friday: Tigers 10, Cardinals 4
    Saturday: Tigers 4, Cardinals 3
    Sunday: Cardinals 2, Tigers 1

Today's Division Games

  • Cardinals (John Lackey) @ Mets (Matt Harvey)
  • Cubs, Reds, and Pirates all have the day off.

Around Baseball

Today's Action

The Brewers road trip continues this week, moving to Detroit for the start of a three-game series. In game one, Mike Fiers will face Tigers starter Kyle Lobstein. First pitch is scheduled for 6:08 pm.