MLB Highlights (Week 6)

NEW Media Staff

Updated: Sept. 3, 12:35 p.m.

Brewers 8

Tigers 5

The Milwaukee Brewers rallied from a four-run deficit on Wednesday in Milwaukee to split their series with the Detroit Tigers.

Keston Hiura belted a three-run home run in the third inning to put Milwaukee on the scoreboard. After Detroit tacked on another run, Omar Narvaez came through with a two-run single in the fifth to tie it.

Eric Sogard broke the tie in the seventh with a sacrifice flyout, and Jace Peterson provided some insurance runs with a two-run homer in the eighth.

Eric Yardley picked up the win after tossing two scoreless innings in relief of Adrian Houser, who was tagged for five runs over five innings. Devin Williams and Josh Hader each threw scoreless innings to seal up Milwaukee's win.

Tigers 12

Brewers 1

The Brewers start to September baseball got off to a uninspiring start after a lopsided loss to the Tigers on Tuesday in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee pitching surrendered 14 hits in the game. All four of the players that took the mound allowed at least two runs.

Josh Lindblom was dealt the loss after starting and allowing four runs over five innings. Justin Topa and Phil Bickford then made their MLB debuts, allowing two and four runs, respectively. Orlando Arcia also pitched an inning, allowing the final two runs.

Milwaukee had nine hits in the contest, but left 12 runners on base and went 1 of 9 with runners in scoring position. Christian Yelich hit a towering solo home run in the sixth for the only run. He led the team with two hits.

Brewers 6

Pirates 5

Milwaukee’s Arcia delivered a clutch two-out single in the eighth inning to help the team take down the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday in Milwaukee.

The hit scored Ben Gamel, who led the Brewers with three hits. Gamel, Sogard and Hiura all drove in a run each.

Williams picked up the win after working 1 2/3 scoreless innings. Hader then tossed a scoreless ninth inning with three strikeouts to seal up the win.

Brent Suter started for Milwaukee and allowed two runs over three innings. Drew Rasmussen allowed a run over two innings before Freddy Peralta allowed two runs over 1 1/3 innings.

Pirates 5

Brewers 1

The Brewers couldn’t cash in on their scoring chances during a setback to the Pirates on Sunday in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee left 13 runners on base in the contest and went just 1 of 9 with runners in scoring position.

Hiura drove in Luis Urias with a single in the second inning for the team’s only run.

Brandon Woodruff was tagged with the loss after allowing four runs over five innings. Alex Claudio gave up the other run.

Brewers 7

Pirates 6

A walk-off two-run home run from Sogard gave the Milwaukee Brewers a wild win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday in Milwaukee.

Avisail Garcia hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth to give Milwaukee a 5-4 lead, but Hader walked five batters in the ninth to give the lead back to the Pirates.

Milwaukee fell behind early, but Yelich hit a solo homer in the bottom of the first to tie it. Urias walked with the bases loaded in the second to plate the team’s second run. Arcia homered in the seventh to bring the Brewers within a run.

Williams picked up the win after getting the final two outs in the top of the ninth. Starter Brett Anderson allowed four runs over five innings. Peralta, Yardley and Claudio each tossed scoreless frames before Hader came in.

Brewers 9

Pirates 1

The Milwaukee Brewers got timely hitting and strong pitching to roll to a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday in Milwaukee. Of Milwaukee’s nine runs, eight came with two outs in innings.

Jedd Gyorko got things started with a solo home run in the first inning. Ryan Braun then clubbed a three-run shot in the third frame.

Jacob Nottingham crushed a two-run homer in the fourth before Mark Mathias doubled in a pair in the fifth. Gyorko capped the scoring with a solo home run in the seventh.

Corbin Burnes was dominant on the mound, striking out 10 batters and not allowing a run over six innings. David Phelps gave up a run in the seventh, but Rasmussen worked two scoreless frames to seal up the win.