The first two games of the series between the Milwaukee Brewers and Boston Red Sox at Miller Park were filled with offense. Thursday afternoon’s series finale was just the opposite.
The Red Sox broke a 1-1 tie in the ninth inning when Mookie Betts clubbed a three-run home run off of Brewers closer Neftali Feliz to pull out a 4-1 win. The Red Sox pulled out the final game of the series after losing the first two games.
Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson struck out a season-high-tying eight over 6 2/3 innings and Corey Knebel followed him with 1 1/3 innings of solid relief before Feliz got into trouble in the 9th.
Feliz has now allowed five home runs in 16 innings this season and falls to 0-4. [Read more…]