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Milwaukee comes back to walk-off the Angels, 2-1

Three straight walks in the bottom of the ninth lead to a Brewers win

Wild Card Round - Milwaukee Brewers v Washington Nationals Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

From a pitching standpoint, things looked pretty good all day long for both teams. Brandon Woodruff got the start and covered one inning. Mike Morin, Angel Perdomo, Jake Faria followed with an inning a piece of scoreless baseball. Faria and the Brewers pulled off a nice double play in the fourth.

Zack Brown took the mound in the fifth for the Brewers. The first hitter he faced, Jared Walsh, doubled. Luis Rengifo was awarded a single as Brown deflected the ball off his glove. Walsh raced to third on the play. Walsh scored on a ground ball by Anthony Bemboom. The Brewers recorded the out at second base in the form of Rengifo, but Bemboom was able to reach, and steal second base. Brown and the Brewers were able to strand Bemboom at second base as the following two hitters went down to strike outs.

Jesus Castillo pitched a scoreless sixth for the Brew Crew. Clayton Andrews did not allow a run in the seventh inning. Matt Hardy took over the eighth and delivered another scoreless inning.

Scoring opportunities were scarce between these two teams, and Milwaukee struggled for much of the day. Chad Spanberger delivered for the Brewers in the bottom of the eighth, however. He launched a home run to straight away centerfield to tie the ball game at 1-1.

Luke Barker would pitch another scoreless inning in the top of the ninth, setting the stage for the Brewers to complete the comeback. Tuffy Gosewisch led off the inning with a double. After striking out Jake Gatewood, Angels pitcher Jake Thompson, lost the strike zone. He would walk the next three batters with the last one being Alexander Palma. That allowed Gosewisch to score the winning run. The Brewers walk-off the Angels 2-1.

Milwaukee will be at it again tomorrow afternoon against the Seattle Mariners. Freddy Peralta is scheduled to get the start for the Brew Crew while Seattle seas Kendall Graveman to the hill. Start time will be 2:05 CT at American Family Fields of Phoenix.