Tyler Saladino was looking to play hero for the second straight day, but the Brewers bullpen didn’t allow for it to happen as Milwaukee suffered a 6-5 loss in their series opener against the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park on Monday night.
Saladino took a first pitch fastball and homered to straight away center, his second grand slam in as many days. It put the Brewers up 5-4 and their third straight come-from-behind win in sight.
However, Josh Hader wasn’t available to slam the door in the ninth and that proved trouble for the Brewers. They instead went with Jeremy Jeffress for the third straight day. Jeffress hung a breaking ball to Eugenio Suarez, who deposited it into the seats in left center, giving the Reds the comeback win. [Read more…]