August 1, 2014

Brewers rebound by routing the Pirates

After being blanked by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, the Milwaukee Brewers

Yovani Gallardo

Yovani Gallardo

rebounded with 5-home runs and a 10-4 win over the 1st place Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park last night.

Nori Aoki, Carlos Gomez, Yuniesky Betancourt, Jean Segura and Yovani Gallardo all clubbed home runs for the Brewers.  Segura also tripled and had 3-hits in all, lifting his average to .364.  Segura earned his 11th multi-hit game of the season.

Yovani Gallardo (3-1) started slow, allowing a run in the 1st, but he settled in, pitching a season-high seven innings.  He allowed 2 runs on 3 hits while walking 2 and striking out 5.

AUDIO: Yovani Gallardo on his outing :14

With their victory, the Brewers clinched a winning record in the month of April at 13-11.  That, after a 2-8 start to the season.

Game two of the series is at Miller Park tonight.  Marco Estrada (2-1, 3.86ERA) pitches for the Brewers.  James McDonald (2-2, 4.38ERA) goes for the Pirates.