The Milwaukee Brewers (21-22) lose another ugly one, 6-4, to the Kansas City Royals (20-22) tonight inside Kauffman Stadium. Brewers are under .500 for the first time since they were 3-4.
Corbin Burnes pitched another solid game tonight, going six innings allowing two runs on two hits and a walk while striking out nine.
Burnes has had at least nine strikeouts in all seven of his starts.
The Brewers are 2-5 in games started by Corbin Burnes, which should be a felony.
There was lots of ugliness from the Milwaukee bullpen in the seventh and eighth innings tonight.
J.P. Feyereisen didn’t allow an earned run in any of his first 17 appearances, now he’s allowed three in the last four, including two home runs. Which he was lucky to only allow two runs tonight.
Brad Boxberger came in for the eighth and allowed two runs, the second run scoring on a wild pitch.
The Brewers offense was 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position tonight, while stranding nine on base.
Brandon Woodruff has a 1.58 ERA in nine starts. Corbin Burnes has a 1.79 ERA in seven starts. They are a combined 4-5.
The Brewers have an open date tomorrow (thank god, I don’t feel like I’m obligated to watch them). The next game will be Friday, May 21st at Great American Ball Park against the Cincinnati Reds (19-22). Friday’s game will be nationally televised on FS1 with the first pitch scheduled for 6:10 PM (Central Time).