Freddy Peralta bounced back from a shaky first outing and tossed a gem in Cincinnati, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 1-0 win over the Reds on Wednesday at Great American Ballpark.
Peralta allowed just two hits over eight innings, striking out 11 and walking nobody as the Brewers swept the three-game series. It’s their fifth straight win, improving to 6-1.
Alex Wilson worked the 9th inning and earned the save. he allowed a lead off walk to Tucker Barnhart, then retired the next two hitters. With two outs, Matt Kemp singled to put runners on 1st and 3rd before Wilson got Eugenio Suarez to ground into a force at second to end the game.
Peralta dominated with his fastball. Of the 100 pitches he threw, 84 were fastballs and 72 of the 100 pitchers were strikes. None of the 24 outs were recorded by a ground ball. He threw his fastball high in the zone all day and dominated with it. [Read more…]