The Milwaukee Brewers earned a split in their four-game series with New York, beating the Mets 5-3 on Sunday at Miller Park.
After allowing a hit in the first inning, Zach Davies retired 17-straight hitters, allowing just one un-earned run over six innings for his third win in June and 5th straight overall. Davies is 5-3 on the season.
In the month of June, Davies improved to 3-0 with a 0.86 ERA.
Keon Broxton gave the Brewers a 1-0 lead in the second inning with a run scoring single. It is Broxton’s first career run batted in.
Davies then laid down a bunt and a throwing error allowed both Broxton and Scooter Gennett to score.
Davies improved to 8-5 with a 3.82 ERA in 17 big league starts.
The Mets finally scored in the seventh against Blaine Boyer, then added a pair of runs in the 8th.
Jeremy Jeffress pitched a scoreless ninth to earn his 18th save in 19 opportunities.
The Brewers open a nine-game road trip tonight in San Francisco. Chase Anderson starts for the Brewers. Matt Garza, who has joined the rotation, will start on Tuesday night.