The Milwaukee Brewers scored twice in the 9th inning to pull even with San Francisco 5-5, but with a runner at third base and nobody out, they failed to score him. The result? The Giants went on to win 9-5 in 10-innings.
Eric Sogard hit a leadoff home run in the ninth to draw the Brewers to within a run at 5-4. Eric Thames drew a walk, moved to third on a Jesus Aguilar double and scored on a Travis Shaw single to center, tying the game 5-5.
With runners at the corners and nobody out, Domingo Santana struck out, Jett Bandy hit a line drive right at the third baseman, Eduardo Nunez for out number two and pinch-hitter Hernan Perez grounded out to end the threat.
Rookie Paolo Espino made his second start of the season for the Brewers. He allowed three runs on five hits, including a pair of home runs in four innings of work, but wasn’t involved in the decision. [Read more…]