Hiura debuts, Woodruff rolls, Brewers defeat Phillies 6-1

Brandon Woodruff had his best outing of the season guiding the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Brewers.

Woodruff shutout the Phillies over six innings. He gave up just one hit and five walks. His finished retiring 11 batters in a row. Woodruff is now 6-1 with a 3.72 ERA on the year. Over his last four starts, he is 4-0 with a 1.23 ERA.

The Keston Hiura era has begun. He made his major league debut and was effective right off the bat. He singled in his first at-bat in the second inning and finished 2-3 with a walk.

As a team, Milwaukee’s bats were hot. Mike Moustakas and Jesus Aguilar got them started in the second with back-to-back singles. Then, Yasmani Grandal blasted a three-run homer for his seventh dinger of the season.

Ryan Braun added to the score in the third with a two-run home run scoring Christian Yelich.

Next up, the Brewers (25-19) will look for the series win over the Phillies (24-17). Gio Gonzalez (1|01.69 ERA12 SO) will get the start opposite of Jake Arrieta (4|33.78 ERA, 42 SO). First pitch at 6:05pm.

Brewers Fall To Phillies 10-6 In Game Two

By Eric Rogers
Apr 24, 2016 8:40 a.m. CT
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers fell even deeper into the basemen of the National League Central after a 10-6 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night.
Pitcher Chase Anderson lasted just four innings, giving up eight hits and four earned runs to give the Brewers a league-worst 6.22 ERA. Individually, Anderson is now 1-2 with a 4.50 ERA.
Despite Phillies starter Charlie Morton leaving after one inning with a hamstring strain, Milwaukee’s bats weren’t enough to make up for poor pitching. Jeremy Jeffress allowed his first earned runs (three) in seven appearances this season.
Highlights for Milwaukee included home runs from Ryan Braun (four) and Chris Carter (five), while Jonathan Lucroy and Domingo Santana added an RBI apiece.
The series concludes from Miller Park Sunday at 1:10 p.m. CT with Wily Peralta facing Jerad Eickhoff.