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Burnes throws a gem, Brewers beat D-Backs 7-1

Corbin Burnes throws first brilliant start of the season and the offense shows up big late

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

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Since the Brewers blistering hot start to the year, they were slowed down by Zac Gallen and the Diamondbacks in the first game of the series. The Crew was able to bounce back after an unbelievable outing from Corbin Burnes and the offense providing good run support. Burnes faced Merrill Kelly in this pivotal game two of the three-game series to start the road trip.

Both offenses were quiet through the first six innings, with both pitchers dueling on the mound, including a no-hit bid from Kelly.

Milwaukee was able to crack open the game in the seventh inning, starting with a Willy Adames home run. Rowdy Tellez and Brian Anderson then followed that up with walks, putting runners on first and second with no outs. Garrett Mitchell hit a single, loading the bases.

Reliever Miguel Castro then walked Victor Caratini, allowing Tellez to score from third, giving the Brewers a 2-0 advantage. Joey Wiemer drove Anderson in on a groundout, and Mike Brosseau doubled to left, scoring Caratini and Mitchell to pull ahead 5-0.

The Brewers would add more insurance in the eighth inning when Tellez hit a solo home run, giving the Brewers a 6-0 lead. More would be added on in the top of the ninth, when Brosseau homered to right field, propelling the Brewers lead to seven.

Ketel Marte would score for the Diamondbacks in the ninth, but Milwaukee walked away with a comfortable victory thanks to Burnes' first fantastic outing of the year. Burnes went eight innings, allowing no runs on three hits with eight strikeouts on a sterling 89 pitches.

Mitchell and Brosseau had two hits each in the win and six different Brewers scored a run in the win.

The Brewers will wrap up their series with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday before heading to San Diego for a four-game weekend series against the Padres.

Wednesday’s series finale will showcase Janson Junk for the Brewers against Drey Jameson for Arizona. The first pitch will be at 2:40 p.m. on Bally Sports Wisconsin and 620 WTMJ. For more Brewers content, check out the Crew Talk podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, and follow on Twitter @CrewTalkFFSN.