The Milwaukee Brewers losing streak has reached four games overall and six of their last seven, falling to the San Francisco Giants 6-3 at Miller Park on Tuesday night.
The Giants scored five of their six runs off of Matt Garza in the first four innings. Garza surrendered home runs to Hunter Pence and Matt Duffy. Garza has now given up 10 home runs in 10 games this season, falling to 2-7 with a 6.00 ERA.
Madison Bumgarner (6-2) was cruising early and left after allowing three runs in six innings. The Giants bullpen slammed the door on the Brewers from there.
Mike Fiers pitches the series finale on short rest today. He goes a day early after Wily Peralta was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an oblique strain.
Lucroy leaves today on rehab assignment
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy leaves today for Class A Brevard County for a four-day minor-league rehab assignment.
If all goes well, Lucroy will rejoin he Brewers on Monday in St. Louis for the start of a three-game series with the Cardinals.
Segura returns soon
Shortstop Jean Segura will be activated Friday. He’s been out with a broken right pinkie finger.