LOS ANGELES — The changing nature of relief pitching was front and center at Dodger Stadium on Saturday when baseball’s top firemen were honored. During
Maikel Franco homered and drove in four runs and the Philadelphia Phillies held off Milwaukee’s ninth-inning rally to beat the Brewers 10-9 on Sunday.
Rhys Hoskins and Andrew Knapp hit home runs and the Philadelphia Phillies, despite stranding 15 runners, defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 on Saturday.
The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired infielder Brad Miller and cash from the Tampa Bay Rays for first baseman/outfielder Ji-Man Choi.
Zach Eflin tied his career high with nine strikeouts over six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a four-game losing streak by holding off the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Sunday.
Ji-Man Choi hit a go-ahead, pinch-hit grand slam in the sixth inning, and Jesus Aguilar and Jonathan Villar also went deep for Milwaukee in the Brewers’ 12-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.
Ryan Braun homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers busted out of an offensive funk to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-4 on Friday night and snap a three-game losing streak.
The Brewers took a high school shortstop with their first pick of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.
Daniel Palka and Adam Engel hit back-to-back homers in a three-run sixth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Sunday.
The Cardinals’ Alex Reyes pitched four scoreless innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, and Orlando Arcia hit a go-ahead single in a two-run seventh to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over St. Louis 3-2 on Wednesday.
Michael Wacha pitched two-hit ball for 6 2/3 innings and the St. Louis Cardinals, boosted by three home runs, beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 victory on Tuesday night.