Menu Chris hit a three-run to lead the Astros over the Texas Rangers 6 the Alamodome

Menu Chris hit a three-run to lead the Astros over the Texas Rangers 6 the Alamodome on Friday night. ‘s drive off Texas starter cleared the right-center fence 360 feet from home plate at the Alamodome, designed primarily for football and special events such as the NCAA Final Four. Rangers designated hitter Beltre hit his first of the the second inning, almost the same spot as ‘s, to cut the Astros’ lead to 4. Choice hit a two-run shot to trim ‘s lead to one with nobody out the ninth, but the Astros retired the next three batters to end it. starter Jerome gave up one run on three hits and struck out two three innings. allowed four runs and five hits three innings. He walked three and struck out two.

Every Arizona starter but center fielder A.J. Pollock Adrian Clayborn Jersey had a hit off Lohse, who lasted 3 3 innings and surrendered more hits than he recorded outs. He was charged with seven earned runs and saw his rise to 6 after 11 starts as the Brewers fell to 16, matching a club record for losses through 50. Even D-backs starter Hellickson connected against Lohse for a pair of singles, one a go-ahead, three-run second inning. After scoring nine total runs being swept by the Cardinals St. earlier the week, Arizona has scored 14 runs winning the first two of the current series Milwaukee.

Today was, Brewers manager Counsell said. We needed a big performance today. We’d lost six a row we needed a big performance and we didn’t get it. He struggled. It’s concerning. Goldy loves Milwaukee: Goldschmidt’s two home runs marked the sixth time his career he has homered more than once a game. It also added to Goldschmidt’s prodigious numbers at Miller Park. He entered the game with a.476 batting average at Miller Park, the most among players with 40 or more plate appearances. I think he has success everywhere, to be honest, D-backs manager Chip Hale said.

But this is a good place to hit. Good background. Ball seems to carry well. Guys are comfortable hitting here. Another loss for Brewers: Besides losing the game, the Brewers lost another player to injury. Left fielder Khris said he suffered a torn meniscus while striking out the first inning and would undergo surgery on Tuesday, putting him line to become the seventh of Milwaukee’s eight Opening Day position players to a game this. Hellickson hitting stride: After a tough start to the, Hellickson has put together three straight solid starts. On Saturday he allowed two runs over six innings, and he has a 2 record and a 3 over his last three outings. I’m feeling good, Hellickson said. The first handful of starts, I’d fall behind the count and have to throw a fastball and I couldn’t command my offspeed early. I’ve been working on that hard -between starts.

The main thing is just feeling a lot better and keeping the ball Akeem Spence Jersey down, for the most part. QUOTABLE The worst, –, using just those two words to describe the tough times facing the Brewers SOUND SMART WITH YOUR FRIENDS Before playing their 50th game Saturday, the Brewers were more out of first place the National League Central than they had victories this. HISTORY LESSON With their 34th defeat, the 2015 Brewers matched the 1970 and ’72 teams for the most losses the first 50 of a franchise history. The Brewers finished 65 ’70, their first year Milwaukee, and were 65 ’72. The 2002 Brewers, who went on to set a franchise record with 106 losses, were 17 their first 50. WHAT’S NEXT D-backs: The D-backs wrap up their three-game series with the Brewers and a six-game road trip Sunday at 11 a.m. MT at Miller Park. get the start. The right-hander is 1 with a 1 his last five starts. Brewers: Up from -A Biloxi, right-handed sinkerballer Tyler make his League debut when the teams conclude their three-game series on Sunday afternoon. The Brewers called on to replace Wily Peralta, who more than a month with a left oblique strain. ‘s first MLB pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT. Watch every out-of-market regular game.

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