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What We Learned: Another late rally for a win

The Brewers are 4-1 in the short season after getting a 9th inning go ahead run last night.

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday’s Game

Brewers 4, Reds 3

Today’s Game

Brewers (Jhoulys Chacin) @ Reds (Anthony DeSclafani) | 5:40 pm

NL Central Standings

Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Cardinals 90 69 - 9/26: No Game 9/27-9/29: vs. Cubs
Brewers 89 70 1.0 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Rockies
Cubs 82 77 7.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: @ Cardinals
Reds 73 86 16.5 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Pirates
Pirates 68 91 23.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: vs. Reds

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