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What We Learned: Zach Davies has a solid debut in Brewers win over Pirates

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Brewers prospect Zach Davies made his MLB debut last night and had a solid game for the Brewers. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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Yesterday's Results

Brewers 9, Pirates 4

While the results weren't pretty for Zach Davies, the feelings coming out of his first start are positive ones. He allowed four runs on four hits and three walks in 4.1 innings pitched last night, but there was a lot to feel good about. His pitches were working well, and he kept the Pirates scoreless for the first three innings. Meanwhile, the offense made to score more than enough to back him up. Jean Segura and Ryan Braun both had three-hit nights, while Jonathan Lucroy, Khris Davis, and Adam Lind added two hits each. Lind also had a home run, and Lucroy drove in three runs.

Brewers News & Notes
Minor League Update
Team Level Record Yesterday Today
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 60-78 Omaha 4, Colorado Springs 3 Omaha @ Colorado Springs
Biloxi Shuckers AA 76-56 OFF Tennessee @ Biloxi
Brevard County Manatees A+ 55-76 OFF Daytona @ Brevard County
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 49-85 Cedar Rapids 7, Wisconsin 1 Cedar Rapids @ Wisconsin
Helena Brewers R 29-38 OFF Helena @ Billings

News & Notes

NL Central Update
Team W L
Cardinals 86 47
Pirates 79 52
Cubs 75 57
Brewers 57 75
Reds 55 77
  • Nationals 4, Cardinals 3
  • Reds 7, Cubs 4

Today's Division Games

  • Cardinals, Cubs, and Reds all have the day off.
Today's Action

The Brewers wrap up their three game series against the Pirates this evening. Taylor Jungmann will face Francisco Liriano as the Brewers go for the three-game sweep. First pitch is at the slightly earlier time of 6:20 pm.