MLB Highlights (Week 9)

NEW Media Staff

Updated: Sept. 24, 12:20 p.m.

Reds 6

Brewers 1

The Milwaukee Brewers fell behind early and couldn't recover in a loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday in Cincinnati.

Milwaukee's Adrian Houser allowed two home runs and three runs over 4 1/3 innings. Orlando Arcia doubled in the Brewers only run in the fifth, but the Reds hit a three-run shot off Alex Claudio in the bottom of the fifth to pull away.

The Brewers finished with just five hits in the game and struck out 12 times over eight innings against Cincinnati starter Trevor Bauer.

Milwaukee is 27-28 overall heading into its final series of the season, a five-game set over four days against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Brewers 3

Reds 2

The Brewers rallied from an early two-run deficit to take down the Reds on Tuesday in Cincinnati.

Brett Anderson allowed a two-run homer in the first inning, but settled in and picked up the win after working six frames. He struck out seven batters.

Tyrone Taylor hit a solo home run in the fifth to put Milwaukee on the scoreboard. In the seventh, Arcia drove in a run on a sacrifice fly before Eric Sogard doubled in anther run.

Milwaukee's Devin Williams struck out five batters over two innings before Josh Hader worked a perfect ninth to earn his 11th save.

Reds 6

Brewers 3

Brewers pitchers surrendered three homers in a loss to the Reds on Monday in Cincinnati.

Jedd Gyorko homered for the Brewers in the fifth, but the Reds hit a two-run shot off Milwaukee starter Brandon Woodruff in the sixth to take the lead.

Milwaukee's Drew Rasmussen allowed two homers, the second being a three-run blast, in the eighth.

Jace Peterson belted a two-run homer in the ninth for Milwaukee, but the Reds were eventually able to seal up the win.

Brewers 5

Royals 3

The Brewers finished off a sweep of the Kansas City Royals on Sunday in Milwaukee.

Dan Vogelbach provided the offense for the Brewers, hitting a two-run homer in the first inning and three-run blast in the sixth. Ryan Braun had two hits and scored twice.

Josh Lindblom earned the win after allowing one run over 5 1/3 innings. Freddy Peralta worked 1 2/3 scoreless innings before Brent Suter allowed a pair of runs in 1 2/3 innings. Hader got the final out.

Brewers 5

Royals 0

The Brewers blanked the Royals behind an impressive start from Corbin Burnes on Saturday in Milwaukee.

Burnes struck out nine batters over six innings to earn the win. He allowed just four hits and didn't walk a batter.

Williams worked the next two innings, striking out four batters. Hader finished off the game by striking out a pair in the ninth.

Luis Urias scored the game's first run on an error in the third. Jacob Nottingham doubled in Arcia in the eighth before Braun delivered a three-run homer to create some separation.

Brewers 9

Royals 5

The Brewers rallied from a 4-0 deficit to take down the Royals on Friday in Milwaukee.

Christian Yelich homered in the fourth to get Milwaukee on the scoreboard. Arcia drew a bases-loaded walk in the fourth before Nottingham hit a grand slam to give Milwaukee the lead.

Arcia added a two-run home run in the fifth to put Milwaukee up 9-4.

Rasmussen earned the win after tossing a scoreless fifth inning in relief of Houser, who allowed the first four runs. Alex Claudio, Eric Yardley, Justin Topa and Corey Knebel all pitched well out of the bullpen before Hader allowed a ninth-inning run.