On Saturday afternoon, the Milwaukee Brewers will take on the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco in game 2 of their 3 game series. The Giants won the 1st game 5-3 and are 29-38 on the year while the Brewers are 39-30.
Milwaukee Remains at Top of Division
Zach Davies started for the Brewers on Friday night and went 5 innings allowing 3 runs on 6 hits and a walk while striking out 2. The bullpen went 3 innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits and no walks while striking out 2. The Brewers has 8 hits in this one but none of them went for extra bases. Lorenzo Cain went 2 for 5 with a run scored. Mike Moustakas also went 2 for 5 and Christian Yelich went 1 for 4 and had the lone RBI. Hernan Perez, Orlando Arcia, and Jesus Aguilar each recorded 1 hit and Arcia and Aguilar both scored a run.
Jimmy Nelson will be on the mound for the Brewers in this one. He made his 1st start of the year last week and went 3 innings allowing 4 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out 2. Last year he was injured but in 2017 he went 12-6 with a 3.49 ERA in 29 games. A few brewers have seen a lot of Madison Bumgarner in their careers and have struggled. Ryan Braun is 8 for 29 with 3 home runs. Yasmani Grandal is 1 for 13 and Christian Yelich is 3 for 11. Mike Moustakas and Hernan Perez are both 1 for 3 and Lorenzo Cain is 1 for 6.
Giants Looking to Start Winning
Drew Pomeranz had a great start for the Giants last night. He went 5 innings allowing 2 runs(none earned) on 5 hits with 3 walks and 5 strikeouts. The bullpen 4 innings allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 4 walks while striking out 2. Pablo Sandoval led the offense in this one, going 3 for 4 with a home run and a double and 2 RBI’s. Kevin Pillar went 3 for 3 with a home run and scored 2 runs. Mike Yastrzemski hit a pinch hit 2 run homer. Steven Duggar, Buster Posey, and Brandon Belt each recorded 1 hit.
Madison Bumgarner will be on the bump for the Giants in this one. He is 3-6 with a 3.83 ERA with a 1.16 WHIP and 84 strikeouts in 87 innings. In June, he has a 2.77 ERA with 10 strikeouts in 10 innings. He has a 1.00 WHIP and opponents are hitting .222 off him this month. The Giants have seen a little bit of Nelson in his career. Joe Panik is 5 for 8 and Buster Posey is 3 for 8 with a home run. Pablo Sandoval is 1 for 3 with a home run and Brandon Crawford has a home run but is just 1 for 11 off Nelson. Yangervis Solarte is 3 for 12 and Brandon Belt is 1 for 6.
Giants Win Back to Back
The Giants are -115. The Brewers are the better team in this one but the pitching matchup definitely favors the Giants. Jimmy Nelson has been injured for a year and a half and did not look good in his first start. Maxi son Bumgarner has been one of the best over his career and has dominated the Brewers and should do so here. Take the Giants -115.
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