The Milwaukee Brewers ended up with a split of their home-and-home interleague series with the Minnesota Twins. The Twins beat the Brewers 8-1 in the series finale on Thursday, splitting their four games with the Twins at two games apiece.
The Twins won their first road game in eight tries, becoming the final Major League team to win away from home this season.
Ricky Nolasco won his first decision, striking out seven in six innings and retired 12 straight Brewers after giving up Milwaukee’s only run of the day, an R-B-I double from Ryan Braun in the first inning. The Twins outhit the Brewers eleven to five.
Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano hit solo homers in the Minnesota victory.
Taylor Jungmann took the loss, giving up a career-high six walks and three runs in a little more than four innings to drop to 0-3.
The Brewers fell to 7-9 and will open a three-game weekend series against the Phillies at Miller Park tonight.