Jimmy Nelson’s problems continued on Sunday as the Milwaukee Brewers dropped a 9-3 decision to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Nelson failed to make it through the fifth inning for the third straight outing, lasting just 4 1/3 innings on Sunday.
Nelson allowed 7 runs (6-earned) on seven hits, walking three and striking out four.
The Brewers did jump out to a 2-0 lead. Jonathan Villar scored on a wild pitch and homered, accounting for both runs early.
With Arizona up 3-2, the Brewers tied it in the fifth when Villar scored on Orlando Arcia’s single. But the Diamondbacks took the lead right back, scoring twice in the bottom half of the inning. [Read more…]