Corbin Burnes allowed two more home runs and made it through just 3 2/3 innings on Wednesday as the Milwaukee Brewers fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in their series finale at Miller Park.
Burnes has now surrendered 11 home runs in his four starts and is now 0-2 with an ERA that has climbed to 10.70.
Marcell Ozuna and Matt Carpenter clubbed home runs off of Burnes on Wednesday. The Cardinals as a team, banged out 15 hits in all, nine off of Burnes.
Last season, Burnes was a star in the Brewers bullpen, going 7-0 with a 2.61 ERA in 30 appearances. As a starter this season, Burnes has had nothing but struggles.
The Brewers right-hander has struggled to locate his fastball, leaving the ball out over the plate far too often. Ten of the 11 home runs that he has allowed, have come on fastballs. [Read more…]