After a good start to the home stand, the Milwaukee Brewers ended it with back-to-back losses, falling 4-2 to the Chicago White Sox last night.
The Brewers finished 5-5 on the home stand and fell to 12-23 for the season. Following an off day today, the Brewers will open a 10-game, three-city road trip. They’ll start in New York against the Mets on Friday night. The Brewers will play 19 of their next 25 games on the road.
Jimmy Nelson gave up all four runs, three of them in the first inning after back-to-back home runs by Avisail Garcia and Adam LaRoche. After that first inning, Nelson settled down, allowing just one more run in 6 2/3 innings. But he still fell to 1-4 with the loss.
Jose Quintana pitched seven-plus innings for the White Sox, allowing four hits and a run while striking out 10.
Carlos Gomez clubbed a solo home run in the 9th to close the gap to two runs.