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What We Learned: Brewers get first sweep of the season

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The Brewers finally swept an opponent this season. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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Yesterday's Results

Brewers 8, Philles 7

The Brewers finally got their first series sweep of the season yesterday, but they tried their hardest to avoid it. They did take an early 4-0 lead, but the Phillies responded with two runs off of Garza in the second. An extra run in the third pushed it to 5-2, but the Phillies responded again with two runs in the fourth inning. The Brewers got two more runs in the fifth inning, and the Phillies tied it in the seventh with three runs off of Jonathan Broxton and Will Smith. The game went to extra innings, and Adam Lind knocked in the go-ahead run in the eleventh inning. Francisco Rodriguez came in and pitched a clean inning to secure the Brewers sweep.

Brewers News & Notes
Minor League Update
Team Level Record Yesterday This Weekend
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 32-46 Colorado Springs 4, Nashville 3 Friday: Colorado Springs @ Nashville
Saturday: Memphis @ Colorado Springs
Sunday: Memphis @ Colorado Springs
Biloxi Shuckers AA 48-27 Biloxi 4, Mississippi 1 Friday: Mississippi @ Biloxi
Saturday: Biloxi @ Montgomery
Sunday: Biloxi @ Montgomery
Brevard County Manatees A+ 32-44 Dunedin 6, Brevard County 1 Friday: Brevard County @ Dunedin
Saturday: Clearwater @ Brevard County
Sunday: Clearwater @ Brevard County
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 25-53 Beloit 5, Wisconsin 4 Friday: Wisconsin @ Beloit
Saturday: Beloit @ Wisconsin
Sunday: Beloit @ Wisconsin
DSL Brewers R 11-17 DSL Brewers 11, DSL Cubs 6 Friday: DSL Cubs @ DSL Brewers
Saturday: DSL Pirates @ DSL Brewers
Helena Brewers R 5-9 Billings 4, Helena 3 Friday: Helena @ Billings
Saturday: Helena @ Billings
Sunday: Helena @ Billings
AZL Brewers R 4-7 AZL Dodgers 9, AZL Brewers 6 Saturday: AZL Reds @ AZL Brewers
Sunday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Reds

News & Notes

NL Central Update
Team W L
Cardinals 51 27
Pirates 45 33
Cubs 42 35
Reds 36 41
Brewers 33 48

Today's Division Games

  • Padres @ Cardinals
    Friday: Andrew Cashner vs. Michael Wacha - 7:15 pm
    Saturday: Odrisamer Despaigne vs. Carlos Martinez - 1:15 pm
    Sunday: Ian Kennedy vs. Lance Lynn - 1:15 pm
  • Indians @ Pirates
    Friday: Trevor Bauer vs. Charlie Morton - 6:05 pm
    Saturday: Cody Anderson vs. Jeff Locke - 3:05 pm
    Sunday: Danny Salazar vs. Gerrit Cole - 12:35 pm
  • Marlins @ Cubs
    Friday: Tom Koehler vs. Jason Hammel - 1:20 pm
    Saturday: Jarred Cosart vs. Donn Roach - 6:15 pm
    Sunday: Mat Latos vs. Kyle Hendricks - 1:20 pm
Around Baseball

Roster News

Other Notes

Today's Action

The Brewers head to Cincinnati for a three-game series against the Reds over the holiday weekend. Here are the starting matchups for the weekend:

Friday: Mike Fiers vs. Michael Lorenzen - 6:10 pm
Saturday: Jimmy Nelson vs. Josh Smith - 6:15 pm
Sunday: Taylor Jungmann vs. Mike Leake - 12:10 pm