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Brewers trounce Guardians, 12-3

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Box Score

After losing to the Giants on Thursday, the Brewers bounced back in a big way against the Guardians, winning 12-3.

Brandon Woodruff started on the mound for Milwaukee opposite Triston McKenzie for Cleveland. The Brewers allowed one run in the first inning off an RBI single from Will Brennan.

Milwaukee would then take a lead in the second inning, scoring four runs. Owen Miller kicked it off with an RBI double, and Andruw Monasterio hit a single to bring him home. Brice Turang then brought Monasterio home on a fielder’s choice. Michael Brosseau then cracked a home run, giving the Brewers a 4-1 lead heading into the third inning.

Milwaukee added to their lead with four more runs in the third inning, capitalizing with men on base. Monasterio hit a single to center that scored one and was followed up with a bases-clearing double from Brosseau.

The Guardians would get a run back after Roman Quinn grounded into a fielder’s choice that scored Brennan in the fourth inning.

William Contreras added more insurance to the Brewers tally in the fifth inning when he hit an RBI single that scored Brice Turang. The Guardians then walked in a run in the seventh inning, giving the Brewers a 10-2 advantage heading into the eighth.

Cleveland scored again in the eighth inning on a solo homer from David Fry. The Brewers would answer with two runs in the bottom half, as Jackson Chourio scored on a wild pitch and Monte Harrison scored on a double from Eric Brown Jr.

The Brewers next game is on Saturday at 2:10 CT against the Kansas City Royals.