The Milwaukee Brewers salvaged the final game of their three game series with Cincinnati, but they lost another starting pitcher in the process.
Yasmani Grandal’s two-run single capped a three-run fifth inning as the Brewers pulled out a 5-4 win.
Keston Hiura had a solo homer in the fifth, while Ryan Braun clubbed a two-run homer in the first.
Matt Albers picked up the win and Freddy Peralta notched his first save.
Josh VanMeter went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI for Cincinnati, which had won three of its previous four.
Brewers starter Jhoulys Chacin struggled early, then left after three innings with a right oblique strain. Chacin is expected to join Brandon Woodruff on the injured list, leaving the Brewers scrambling for starting pitching help. [Read more…]