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What We Learned: Ryan Braun becomes franchise home run leader in Brewers sweep

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The Brewers rebounded from being swept by the Cubs with a sweep of the Phillies. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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This Weekend's Results

Brewers 3, Phillies 1

Wily Peralta put together a nice start against the Phillies, pitching seven shutout innings and allowing only six hits and two walks. Khris Davis hit a solo home run to put the Brewers on the board, and added two more in the third inning. The lone Phillies run came in the ninth as Francisco Rodriguez pitched for the save.

Brewers 4, Phillies 2

It was Scooter Gennett and Jean Segura providing the offense in this game. Gennett put together four hits and two RBI, and Jean Segura also had an RBI single and scored a run. Meanwhile, Jimmy Nelson continued his solid run of of pitching, allowing two runs on five hits and six strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings pitched.

Brewers 6, Phillies 1

Taylor Jungmann rebounded from his last start with a strong one on Sunday. He pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings, striking out nine batters in the game, including striking out the side in the first and third innings on a total of 21 pitches. Meanwhile, Ryan Braun tied the franchise lead for home runs with his 251st on Sunday, a grand slam that accounted for most of the Brewers offense.

Brewers News & Notes
Minor League Update
Team Level Record This Weekend Today
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 51-69 Friday: Colorado Springs 8, Round Rock 5
Saturday: Colorado Springs 7, Reno 1
Reno @ Colorado Springs (DH)
Biloxi Shuckers AA 67-50 Friday: Pensacola 1, Biloxi 0
Saturday: Pensacola 2, Biloxi 1
Sunday: Biloxi 5, Pensacola 3
OFF
Brevard County Manatees A+ 49-67 Friday: Dunedin 2, Brevard County 0
Sunday: Daytona 4, Brevard County 0
Brevard County @ Daytona (DH)
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 40-78 Friday: South Bend 12, Wisconsin 2
Saturday: Wisconsin 4, South Bend 3
Sunday: South Bend 4, Wisconsin 1
OFF
DSL Brewers R 30-36 Friday: DSL Brewers 9, DSL Cubs 4
Saturday: DSL Cubs 4, DSL Brewers 2
DSL Pirates1 @ DSL Brewers
Helena Brewers R 19-33 Saturday: Idaho Falls 8, Helena 7
Saturday: Idaho Falls 6, Helena 1
Sunday: Idaho Falls 6, Helena 5
Helena @ Ogden
AZL Brewers R 21-25 Friday: AZL Brewers 7, AZL Indians 3
Saturday: AZL Indians 5, AZL Brewers 3
Sunday: AZL Giants 4, AZL Brewers 3
AZL Brewers @ AZL Athletics
NL Central Update
Team W L
Cardinals 75 42
Pirates 69 46
Cubs 67 49
Reds 51 65
Brewers 51 68
  • Cubs @ White Sox
    Friday: Cubs 6, White Sox 5
    Saturday: Cubs 6, White Sox 3
    Sunday: White Sox 3, Cubs 1
  • Pirates @ Mets
    Friday: Pirates 3, Mets 2
    Saturday: Pirates 5, Mets 3
    Sunday: Pirates 8, Mets 1
  • Marlins @ Cardinals
    Friday: Cardinals 3, Marlins 1
    Saturday: Cardinals 6, Marlins 2
    Sunday: Marlins 6, Cardinals 4
  • Reds @ Dodgers
    Friday: Dodgers 5, Reds 3
    Saturday: Dodgers 8, Reds 3
    Sunday: Dodgers 2, Reds 1

Today's Division Games

  • Diamondbacks (Jeremy Hellickson) @ Pirates (Gerrit Cole) - 6:05 pm
  • Giants (Chris Heston) @ Cardinals (Michael Wacha) - 7:09 pm
  • Cubs and Reds have the day off.
Today's Action

The Brewers finish up their homestand with a three-game series against the Marlins. The series begins tonight with Matt Garza facing Justin Nicolino. First pitch is at 7:10 pm.