September 22, 2014

Brewers win streak snapped at 9-games (AUDIO)

The bats went quiet last night in San Diego as the Brewers fell to the Padres 2-1 at Petco Park.  The loss snapped Milwaukee’s 9-game winning streak which was the longest since the Brewers won 10-straight in August of 2003.

Milwaukee ran into a buzz-saw on the mound in the form of Padres starter Edison Volquez (1-2).  Volquez pitched 7-shuout innings allowing just 5-hits for his first win of the year.  Brewers starter Marco Estrada (2-1) was solid despite taking his first loss of the year.  Estrada went 6 2/3 innings surrendering 2-runs, only 1-earned, on 5-hits.  His biggest blunder was surrendering a long ball to San Diego’s Carlos Quentin.  Brewers Manager Ron Roenicke was pleased with Estrada…

AUDIO: Brewers manager Ron Roenicke on Marco Estrada:11

Milwaukee had a chance to win in the 9th inning.  Carlos Gomez and Yuniesky Betancourt hit back-to-back 2-out doubles plating a run and putting the tying run at 2nd.  However, the game ended when Martin Maldanado was called for batters interference with the catcher.  Roenicke on the final inning…

AUDIO: Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says they let it slip away in the ninth :12

The Brewers are off Thursday before opening a 3-game weekend series with the Dodgers in L.A.