Josh Hader surrendered a home run for the 13th time this season, in just 52 2/3 innings and the Minnesota Twins came from behind to knock off the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 at Miller Park on Tuesday night.
Marwin Gonzalez was first pitch swinging in the 8th, taking a poorly located Hader fastball and depositing it over the wall in left-center field. It was the sixth home run allowed by Hader in 12 2/3 innings since the all-star break.
Hader had allowed just nine home runs in 81 1/3 innings all of last season.
The Brewers had just taken the lead in the 7th inning by scoring four runs to go up 5-4. Christian Yelich drove in a run with a double and Yasmani Grandal capped it with a three-run homer. It was Grandal’s 20th of the season, but his first since July 6. [Read more…]