WP: Zach Davies (2-0
LP: Caleb Ferguson (0-1)
SV: Junior Guerra (1)
HR: Mike Moustakas (5), Orlando Arcia (3), Cody Bellinger (9)
The score of the box
Zach Davies started well this season, and it continued until early tonight. He pitched seven innings today, allowing only one point as the Brewers' offensive came under the flags of the Dodgers, achieving a 4-1 victory.
The Dodgers have chosen to go today with a game of bullfighting, starting with Caleb Ferguson. He took the first 2 2/3 The Brewers had a run to second base with Mike Moustakas' fifth home pass of the season. Dennis Santana took the next 1 1/3 sleeves. Orlando Arcia got the better of him in fourth place to give the Brewers a 2-0 lead. Cody Bellinger then dominated at the end of the run to make it a 2-1 match.
The Brewers then increased their lead to fifth place in Santana. Yasmani Grandal started the run with a throw, and Mike Moustakas chose to put two runners. Jesus Aguilar followed this with a walk to load the bases. After a visit to the mound, Travis Shaw arrived and hit a ball on the right ground line that deviated from the glove of first baseman, Max Muncy. Grandal and Moustakas scored the goal, putting the Brewers at 4-1.
It was more than enough to support Zach Davies today. He pitched seven innings in total, allowing Cody Bellinger to go home. Although he allowed a total of eight hits in the match, he also pulled out six and did not walk anyone. His EER on the season is now at 1.53, with just three earned runs allowed (five total) in 17.2 heats of the season.
Ysmani Grandal, Mike Moustakas and Travis Shaw each had two days of great success for the Brewers, and Jesus Aguilar also scored three goals with success and two walks. All but one of the starters (including Davies) each reached the base at least once, with Christian Yelich the only starter not to reach the base, scoring 0 to 5 the same day.
Junior Guerra got the last two rounds of the match, leaving the Brewers pen to rest for another day. He launched two perfect innings to close the match and get his first save of the season.
The Brewers will go to the sweep tomorrow afternoon in Los Angeles. Jhoulys Chacin will play Ross Stripling in the third game of the series. The first launch is at 3:10 pm