Milwaukee Brewers starter Gio Gonzalez surrendered three runs in the first inning and the Cincinnati Reds made that hold up. The Reds pulled out a 3-0 victory in the series opener on Tuesday night at Miller Park. It’s the first time the Brewers have been blanked on the scoreboard this season.
Sonny Gray blanked the Brewers for six innings, striking out nine and securing his first win of the season. Three Reds relievers finished the victory for Gray as the Brewers went down via the strikeout 14 times on the night. They were 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position.
Right-fielder Christian Yelich was scratched from the lineup before the game with back spasms. He’s not in the lineup for Wednesday’s series finale either.
The Brewers best chance came in the first inning when Lorenzo Cain led off the inning with a double. [Read more…]