Jesus Aguilar homers for the Brewers

After entering the series against Colorado without a home run, first baseman Jesus Aguilar clubbed his third home run in the last two games to power the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the Rockies on Tuesday night at Miller Park.

With the Brewers leading 1-0 in the seventh, Aguilar clubbed a three-run shot to put Milwaukee up 4-0.  It turns out the Brewers would need those runs, seeing the Rockies score three times in the 9th and falling a run short.  Josh Hader came on to slam the door and earn his seventh save of the season.

The rest of the game was a pitching duel between Jhoulys Chacin and Rockies right-hander German Marquez.

Marquez didn’t allow a base runner until the sixth inning, when Ben Gamel led off the inning with a double.  Orlando Arcia’s bunt single put runners at first and third and nobody out.  Ryan Braun followed with a double play ground out, but Gamel scored on the play to give the Brewers the first run of the game.

Chacin entered the game with a 2-3 record and a 6.35 ERA, but he had his “A” game on Tuesday night.  He allowed just two hits over six scoreless innings to earn his third win.

Chase Anderson (2-0, 3.20) pitches game three of the four game series for the Brewers.  Antonio Senzatela (2-1, 3.93) goes for the Rockies.


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