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What We Learned: Jimmy Nelson is not walking on sunshine

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Jimmy Nelson struggled in a start last night as he had one of the highest walk totals in a game in Brewers history. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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Yesterday's Results

Indians 6, Brewers 2

The Brewers pitchers are glad to get out of Cleveland after allowing seventeen runs in two games. Last night, it was Jimmy Nelson taking his lumps for the Brewers. He allowed five runs in 3.1 innings, allowing four hits and walking a total of eight batters (the first Brewers pitcher to do that since 2006). Khris Davis hit a solo home run to continue his hot month, and Logan Schafer drove in the other run on a sacrifice fly. Elian Herrera had two hits in the game, the only Brewer to have more than one.

Brewers News & Notes
Minor League Update
Team Level Record Yesterday Today
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 56-75 El Paso 2, Colorado Springs 1 Colorado Springs @ Albuquerque
Biloxi Shuckers AA 73-53 Mobile 4, Biloxi 3 Mobile @ Biloxi
Brevard County Manatees A+ 54-72 OFF Clearwater @ Brevard County
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 45-82 Wisconsin 6, Burlington 2 Beloit @ Wisconsin (DH)
Helena Brewers R 25-37 Helena 7, Missoula 2 Missoula @ Helena
AZL Brewers R 23-31 AZL Dodgers 10, AZL Brewers 6 AZL Mariners @ AZL Brewers
NL Central Update
Team W L
Cardinals 81 45
Pirates 76 49
Cubs 73 52
Brewers 53 74
Reds 52 73

Today's Division Games

  • Dodgers (Zack Greinke) @ Reds (Anthony DeSclafani) - 11:35 am
  • Cubs (Dan Haren) @ Giants (Madison Bumgarner) - 2:45 pm
  • Pirates (Gerrit Cole) @ Marlins (Justin Nicolino) - 6:10 pm
  • Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) @ Diamondbacks (Rubby De La Rosa) - 8:40 pm
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Today's Action

The Brewers have another day off today. They return home tomorrow to start a three-game series against the Reds in a battle for worst team in the NL Central.