The Pittsburgh Pirates woes at Miller Park continued this afternoon as the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three game weekend series sweep with a 4-2 victory.
Francisco Liriano struggled from the beginning today, forcing the Pirates to play behind again, as they did the entire weekend. Liriano gave up four runs on six hits with three walks through five innings. He fell to 6-11 on the season with a 5.46 ERA.
Milwaukee took the lead in the bottom of the first inning with a hit and a little help from Eric Fryer. Hernan Perez singled with two outs, stole second base, and scored on a throwing error by the Pirates catcher. Keon Broxton’s leadoff solo homerun in the second inning pushed the lead to 2-0.
Gregory Polanco hit a solo homerun with two outs in the third to cut the lead in half,...Read More