Mark Buehrle had the Brewers number Thursday as the (40-42) Miami Marlins blanked the (38-44) Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 at Miller Park.  The win gave Miami a split of the 4-game series.

Buehrle went 7 2/3 innings allowing just 6-hits while striking out 8-batters as his record improved to 8-8 on the season.  Michael Fiers had a solid start for Milwaukee but got nothing in the run support column.  He lasted 7 1/3 allowing 2-runs on 7-hits while striking out 9-batters but fell to 3-3 on the season.  Brewers Manager on Ron Roenicke was happy with Mike Fiers performance…

AUDIO: Ron Roenicke on Mike Fiers performance :09

Fiers had a stretch of 20+ scoreless innings snapped in the 4th.  Norichika Aoki and Aramis Ramirez each had 2-hits for a Milwaukee offense that had just 7-hits for the game.  Aoki extended his hitting streak to 12-games while Ramirez has now had 2-hits in each of the last 3-games.  Outfielder Ryan Braun says they did not take advantage of the opportunities…

AUDIO: Ryan Braun on not getting it done on offense :12

Milwaukee will play their final series before the All-Star break in Houston starting Friday night.  Yovani Gallardo tosses for the Brewers and the starter for the Astros has not been announced yet.  First pitch Friday is 7:05, Saturday is a 3:05 start with the series closing out Sunday at 1:05.

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