A Milwaukee Brewers rally fell just short as they fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 at Miller Park on Sunday.
Fresh off a 4-game road sweep over the Dodgers, it looked like the Brewers were poised to make a run. Instead, they dropped 2 of 3 to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Brewers played without Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez, who were nursing injuries, but they still managed to stay in it until the end.
The two teams combined to hit 7 home runs, 6 of them solo shots. The most important came off the bat of Clint Barmes. His shot off of Brewers closer John Axford gave the Pirates a 2-run cushion that would prove to be huge. [Read more…]