The Milwaukee Brewers rebounded from a shutout loss to Pittsburgh on Monday by beating the Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday night at Miller Park.
Manager Craig Counsell used a total of seven pitchers with starter Brent Suter giving the Brewers just three innings. The bullpen responded with six scoreless frames to pull out the victory.
Jeremy Jeffress followed Suter, then it was Oliver Drake, Jared Hughes, Anthony Swarzak, Josh Hader and Corey Knebel to finish it out. Knebel registered two more strikeouts and notched his 35th save of the season.
The Brewers offense got to Pirates right hander Gerrit Cole for five early runs, including a four-run third inning. [Read more…]