The Milwaukee Brewers avoided a season-opening sweep at the hands of San Francisco, knocking off the Giants 4-3 at Miller Park on Wednesday afternoon.
Chris Carter, who clubbed a solo home run earlier, broke a 3-3 tie in the 7th inning with a sacrifice fly, delivering the game winning run. His home run came off of Giants starter Jeff Samardzija, to right center.
The Brewers avoided digging a big hole early, thanks to the defense of third baseman Aaron Hill. In the first inning, Hill raced down the left-field line to haul in Brandon Belt’s pop fly with an over-the-shoulder catch. Hill then turned and fired a strike to the plate to get Buster Posey tagging from third base. [Read more…]