Mike Fiers gave Brewers manager Craig Counsell just what they needed Monday night. After beating Arizona in 17-innings on Sunday, Fiers not only gave the Brewers a quality start, he held them without a run in six shutout innings. The Brewers went on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 in their series opener at Busch Stadium.
After Fiers, Jonathan Broxton, Neal Cotts, Jeremy Jeffress and Francisco Rodriguez finished up, giving the Brewers pitching staff 18-straight scoreless innings.
The Brewers only run came in the first inning when Jean Segura led off with a single, moved to second on a fielder’s choice from Ryan Braun and scored on a two-out single by Carlos Gomez. [Read more…]