Zack Grienke capped a perfect season at home to help the Milwaukee Brewers clinch home-field advantage in the first round of playoffs with a 7-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
The Pirates pulled off a rare road win against the Milwaukee Brewers, beating them 9-8 at Miller Park. Charlie Morton pitched five innings, giving up five runs on eight hits and striking out three.
The Pirates managed just 11 hits in their 11-4 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night. Ross Ohlendorf, returning for the first time since April, lasted five innings, giving up seven runs – four earned – and striking out three.
How do you solve the Milwaukee Brewers? The Pirates are still trying to figure it out after losing to them 7-2 at Miller Park on Friday night.
Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen has been selected to the National League All-Star team after Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun pulled out because of a lingering strain in his left calf.
For a brief second on Sunday, it appeared the Pirates had forgotten about all their troubles against the Milwaukee Brewers. But the moment once again proved to be short-lived as Brewers star Ryan Braun helped his team finish a three-game sweep of the Bucs with a 9-6 win.
A three-run fourth inning pushed the Milwaukee Brewers past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-2 Friday night.