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What We Learned: Brewers offense comes alive in series win over Reds

The Brewers scored eighteen runs over three games as they got a series win over the Reds. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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This Weekend's Results

Brewers 5, Reds 0

Taylor Jungmann followed up a bad start with a good one. He pitched six scoreless innings, allowing only three hits and three runs. It backed up a good offensive performance from the Brewers, who took an early 2-0 lead on RBI hits from Jonathan Lucroy and Khris Davis. Domingo Santana added his third home run as a Brewer, and Adam Lind also drove in a pair of runs.

Reds 12, Brewers 9

Matt Garza had another rough start, putting the Brewers in a 7-3 hole with seven runs allowed in 3.2 innings pitched. However, the Brewers offense responded and picked him up, taking a 9-8 lead after five innings. Scooter Gennett had a four hit day, while Jean Segura had three hits. Francisco Rodriguez came in for the ninth, but blew his first save of the year, allowing four runs.

Brewers 4, Reds 1

Wily Peralta has had a few rough starts lately, but he finally got things back together on Sunday. In seven innings, he allowed just a single run without a walk and with six strikeouts. Ryan Braun got the scoring started early with a solo home run, then added on with a Jonathan Lucroy RBI and two more runs in the eighth.

Brewers News & Notes
Minor League Update
Team Level Record This Weekend Today
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 58-77 Friday: Colorado Springs 8, Albuquerque 2
Saturday: Albuquerque 6, Colorado Springs 5
Sunday: Colorado Springs 5, Albuquerque 4
Omaha @ Colorado Springs
Biloxi Shuckers AA 75-55 Friday: Mississippi 7, Biloxi 1
Saturday: Mississippi 8, Biloxi 2
Sunday: Biloxi 4, Mississippi 3
Biloxi @ Mississippi
Brevard County Manatees A+ 54-74 Friday: Clearwater 2, Brevard County 1
Friday: Clearwater 7, Brevard County 0
Saturday: Brevard County 4, Clearwater 4
Lakeland @ Brevard County (DH)
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 48-83 Saturday: Beloit 2, Wisconsin 1
Sunday: Wisconsin 6, Clinton 3
Wisconsin @ Clinton
Helena Brewers R 28-37 Saturday: Helena 9, Billings 0
Sunday: Helena 4, Billings 2
Billings @ Helena
AZL Brewers R 23-33 Saturday: AZL Indians 6, AZL Brewers 1
End of Season

News & Notes

NL Central Update
Team W L
Cardinals 84 46
Pirates 79 50
Cubs 74 55
Brewers 55 75
Reds 53 76
  • Cardinals @ Giants
    Friday: Giants 5, Cardinals 4
    Saturday: Cardinals 6, Giants 0
    Sunday: Cardinals 7, Giants 5
  • Rockies @ Pirates
    Friday: Pirates 5, Rockies 3
    Saturday: Pirates 4, Rockies 3
    Sunday: Rockies 5, Pirates 0
  • Cubs @ Dodgers
    Friday: Dodgers 4, Cubs 1
    Saturday: Dodgers 5, Cubs 2
    Sunday: Cubs 2, Dodgers 0

Today's Division Games

  • Reds (Michael Lorenzen) @ Cubs (Kyle Hendricks) - 7:05 pm
  • Nationals (Gio Gonzalez) @ Cardinals (John Lackey) - 7:15 pm
  • Pirates have the day off.
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Roster News

Other Notes

Today's Action

The Brewers have the day off. They return to action tomorrow to face the Pirates.