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The Midi-chlorians are strong with Paul Goldschmidt: Brewers 3 vs D-backs 7

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If this game was a Star Wars movie it would have been "The Phantom Menace." If you're a younger person and that's confusing to you, it means this game sucked.

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Brewers Starting Pitcher: Kyle Lohse
Opponent Starting Pitcher: Jeremy Hellickson

Winning Pitcher: Kyle Lohse
Losing Pitcher: Jeremy Hellickson

SV: Randall Delgado (three inning save!)

HR: Paul Goldschmidt x2 (14)

FanGraphs' WPA Chart
Boxscore

Adam Lind drove in Carlos Gomez for the first run of the game in the first inning. Gomez led off the inning with a single, advanced to second on a wild pitch, then got to third on a ground out by Ryan Braun.

The Diamondbacks first run came in the second inning via a throwing error by Kyle Lohse. With a runner at second Chris Owings laid down a very good bunt to the third base side. Lohse fielded the ball and made an errant throw to first. It was going to be close no matter what and it might have been best just to eat it. The next batter laced a double to left field. Chris Owings never stopped running and scored the second run. Jean Segura made a good throw to home but Martin Maldonado whiffed it allowing not only the run to score but the runner at second to advance. Then with the infield in the D-Backs pitcher drove in a third run. They'd take a 3-1 lead at this point in the game.

Jean Segura and Martin Maldonado led off the Brewers half of the second inning with back to back singles. A sac bunt from Kyle Lohse would advance Maldonado. Then a sac fly from Elian Herrera would bring in Segura to cut Arizona's lead to 3-2.

Paul Goldschmidt single-handedly took that run back with a solo blast to lead off the third inning.

Jeremy Hellickson led off the next inning with a single, his second of the game. Another single would give Paul Goldschmidt two runners on base for his second home run of the game. This would drive Kyle Lohse from the game after just getting one out in the fourth inning. Michael Blazek took over and got out of the inning without further damage. But the Diamondbacks still found themselves with a 7-2 lead.

The Brewers scored another run in the ninth inning off a single by Jean Segura and a pinch hit double from Jason Rogers. It wasn't enough though as they'd fall to the Diamondbacks by a score of 7-3.

The Brewers drop to a season record of 16-34. This ties the franchise worst record through 50 games.

Injury News

Khris Davis tweaked his knee in his first plate appearance of the game. He was replaced by Gerardo Parra. The club has called it "right knee soreness." We'll have to wait for further information to learn the severity of it. It didn't seem major to me so hopefully he'll only be day-to-day as opposed to DL-bound. UPDATE: It's actually way more serious than I thought it might have been:

Outstanding Pitching Performance

Michael Blazek continued his solid run in the bullpen. He threw 2.2 scoreless innings in relief of Kyle Lohse. He faced 9 batters, gave up 1 hit, only got 1 strikeout, but most impressively he didn't walk anyone. Walks were always his Achilles heel so it's big that he currently possesses an 8.9 BB%. That's not exactly low, but it's his lowest since low A ball in 2010. He might even be pitching his way into consideration for a rotation spot at some point. The real test will be how he handles major league hitters the second and third time through the order.

Next Game:

Sunday May 31, 1:10 pm CST: Ty Wagner vs Chase Anderson