Yelich homers, Anderson solid as Brewers beat Twins 9-3

first_img COMMENT Last Updated: 20th August, 2020 08:49 IST Yelich Homers, Anderson Solid As Brewers Beat Twins 9-3 Christian Yelich hit one of Milwaukee’s four homers, Brett Anderson pitched six strong innings and the Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Wednesday night Written By Associated Press Television News Christian Yelich hit one of Milwaukee’s four homers, Brett Anderson pitched six strong innings and the Brewers beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Wednesday night.Avisaíl García, Ryan Braun and Keston Hiura also homered as Milwaukee tied a season high in runs and home runs a night after nearly being no-hit by Twins starter Kenta Maeda. The Brewers also earned seven walks.Anderson (1-2) posted his longest outing of the season, giving up five hits and a run with five strikeouts.Minnesota left-hander Rich Hill (1-1) allowed four runs, four hits, and three walks in 2 2/3 innings after being reinstated from the injured list.Hill cruised through the first two innings on just 16 pitches, but he couldn’t finish the third in his second start of the season after being sidelined 19 games with left shoulder fatigue.The first of Hill’s three walks in the third started the onslaught. Hill let out a loud expletive after walking Orlando Arcia, and Braun followed with his first home run of the season. García singled home two more runs, ending Hill’s night early.Yelich homered to start the scoring in a four-run fifth inning. Braun singled in front of Yelich’s sixth homer of the year. In his past 10 games, Yelich is hitting .324 with three homers and eight RBIs. The 2018 NL MVP hit .037 in his first six games of the season.García hit his second home run of the season and Hiura connected for his sixth off position player Ehire Adrianza pitching in the ninth.Anderson was in cruise control for his best outing in his first season with Milwaukee. He allowed an RBI single to Eddie Rosario in the second and worked around two hits in the fourth. He hadn’t pitched more than 4 1/3 innings in his first three starts of the year.FREE PASSESTwins pitchers entered the day with the fourth-fewest walks of any team in the majors that had played at least 20 games. Lewis Thorpe added three walks in four innings of relief as Minnesota issued a season-high in free passes.TRAINER’S ROOMTwins: C Mitch Garver was replaced by Alex Avila after striking out in the sixth. Garver grabbed his side after the swing, and the team said he has right side soreness. … 2B Luis Arraez was held out of Wednesday’s game with what Rocco Baldelli termed “patellar soreness” in his left knee. Baldelli said Arraez has been dealing with the issue over the course of the season. Arraez, who was pulled from Tuesday’s game, had imaging on the knee done on Wednesday that showed a “lighter issue,” according to Baldelli.UP NEXTRHP Brandon Woodruff (1-1, 3.16 ERA) will start the series finale for Milwaukee on Thursday. Minnesota counters with RHP José Berríos (1-3, 5.92). Woodruff allowed three runs in 4 1/3 innings in his last start against the Chicago Cubs and hasn’t finished the fifth inning in his past two outings. Berríos has given up eight runs in 9 1/3 innings over his past two starts.Image credits: AP First Published: 20th August, 2020 08:49 ISTcenter_img FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TV WATCH US LIVElast_img read more

Justin Turner homers for second day in a row but Dodgers lose to Diamondbacks

first_img How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Related Articles THE GAME: Justin Turner homered for the second consecutive day, but the Arizona Diamondbacks handed the Dodgers a 10-4 defeat Friday afternoon at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz.PITCHING REPORT: Dennis Santana replaced Tony Gonsolin as Friday’s starter when Gonsolin was sent home due to illness. Santana gave up a home run to the first batter he faced and then a two-run single to the same batter, Adam Jones, an inning later. … No one who will open the season on the Dodgers’ roster pitched in Friday’s game. … Right-hander Brock Stewart will start for the Dodgers in their Cactus League finale against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday at noon at Camelback Ranch.HITTING REPORT: Justin Turner added a single to his homer Friday and finished the Cactus League schedule batting .474 (18 for 38) and tied for the team lead with three home runs. … A.J. Pollock was on base three times against his former team with a double, a single and a walk. He finished Cactus League play batting .319 (15 for 47) with four doubles and three home runs after a slow start. … Former first-round pick Jeren Kendall had a double and a home run in two at-bats.UP NEXT: White Sox (LHP Manny Banuelos) vs. Dodgers (RHP Brock Stewart), Saturday, noon, Camelback Ranch, SportsNet LA, AM 570 Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start last_img read more