That sacrifice fly by Tyler Saladino’s sacrifice scored Lorenzo Cain in the 10th inning, giving the Brewers a 5-4 victory over Washington. Cain said he knew as soon as the ball left the bat that he was going home.
Dan Jennings picked up the win after he came on with two out in the 10th inning and picked off a runner at first. The Nationals had built a 4-0 lead on Adam Eaton’s second-inning home run. Starting pitcher Junior Guerra went six innings, allowing four hits and four runs. He also pounded a pair of doubles and scored a run. Manager Craig Counsell spoke about Guerra’s night.
Cain and Christian Yelich went seven-for-nine and Yelich hit his 13th homer. Cain spoke about what the Crew have to do to keep on the winning track.
Rookie Freddy Peralta goes for his fifth win this (Wednesday) afternoon for Milwaukee.
In the other Central Division Matchups-
St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 2 (11)
Pittsburgh 9, Cleveland 4
Arizona 5, Chicago 1-meaning the Crew are just 1 and a half games behind the Cubs.