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What We Learned: It's a winning series against the Astros.

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The Brewers Won the series against the Astros over the weekend to get to 3-3. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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This Weekend's Results

Brewers 6, Astros 4

For most of the game, this was a smooth ride for the Brewers. Scooter Gennett and Chris Carter homered in the first to build a 3-0 lead, and Ryan Braun also added a two-run home run. Meanwhile, Chase Anderson had a nice debut, pitching five shutout innings. However, in the ninth inning, the Astros put together a rally. They cut the lead to 6-3 on a Tyler White home run, and Preston Tucker had an RBI double to make it 6-4. With the winning run at the plate, a ground ball from Jose Altuve turned into an automatic double play that ended the game when Colby Rasmus over-slid second base, violating the new slide rule.

Astros 6, Brewers 4

It's only two games, but concern has to be creeping in a little for Wily Peralta. It was another disaster start as he allowed six runs in 4.1 innings. The Brewers offense did rally and get the score back to 6-4, and had the winning run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth. However, the Astros bullpen shut them down and held on for the win.

Brewers 3, Astros 2

What started out with an ugly first inning ended up turning into a nice pitcher's duel. The Brewers were behind 1-0 after one pitch, but took the lead in the bottom of the first with two runs. The pitchers settled in after that, with each team collecting only one more run. In the end, the Brewers came out on top with the 3-2 win.

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Minor League Update
Team Level Record This Weekend Today
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA 2-2 Friday: Memphis 2, Colorado Springs 1
Saturday: Memphis 4, Colorado Springs 0
Sunday: Colorado Springs 6, Memphis 4
Colorado Springs @ Nashville
Biloxi Shuckers AA 3-1 Friday: Biloxi 6, Chattanooga 2
Saturday: Chattanooga 9, Biloxi 5
Sunday: Biloxi 8, Chattanooga 5
Chattanooga @ Biloxi
Brevard County Manatees A+ 1-3 Friday: Daytona 10, Brevard County 4
Saturday: Brevard County 9, Daytona 6
Sunday: Daytona 2, Brevard County 1
Brevard County @ Fort Myers
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 1-3 Friday: Beloit 9, Wisconsin 5
Sunday: Wisconsin 4, Beloit 2
Sunday: Beloit 4, Wisconsin 3
Wisconsin @ Burlington

News & Notes

NL Central Update

This Weekend's Division Games

  • Pirates @ Reds
    Friday: Pirates 6, Reds 5 
    Saturday: Reds 5, Pirates 1
    Sunday: Reds 2, Pirates 1
  • Cardinals @ Braves
    Friday: Cardinals 7, Braves 4
    Saturday: Cardinals 12, Braves 2
    Sunday: Cardinals 12, Braves 7
  • Cubs @ Diamondbacks
    Friday: Diamondbacks 2, Cubs 1
    Saturday: Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2
    Sunday:Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 3

Today's Division Games

  • Pirates (Jon Niese) @ Tigers (Justin Verlander) - 12:10 pm
  • Reds (Brandon Finnegan) @ Cubs (Jon Lester) - 7:05 pm
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Today's Action

The Brewers travel to St. Louis for their first road trip of the season. It is the home opener for the Cardinals today, though rain may end up putting that in jeopardy. Scheduled starters for today are Taylor Jungmann and Michael Wacha. First pitch is at 3:15 pm.