The Milwaukee Brewers scored eight runs in the fourth inning and went on to knock off the Miami Marlins 10-3 at Miller Park on Sunday. The Brewers took two of three in the series and stayed within four games of the division leading Chicago Cubs with 13 games left to play. They started the series on Friday down three in the Central and dropped a game in the standings.
The Brewers are just 2 1/2 games behind the Colorado Rockies for the final wildcard spot.
Rookie Brandon Woodruff delivered a solid effort for Craig Counsell’s Brewers by pitching seven strong innings on Sunday. He allowed three runs on eight hits, to give the bullpen a break.
The Brewers sent 13 batters to the plate in the fourth. Travis Shaw (two singles), Jesus Aguilar (double, RBI single) and Manny Pina (two RBI singles) all delivered a pair of hits. What was out of the ordinary was the Brewers scoring all 10 runs without the benefit of a home run. [Read more…]