Analysis

Beer Men Walk to Victory

Beer Men Walk to Victory

The Brewers dominance over the Pirates continued as Ian Snell was unable to get the ball over. He walked five and gave up three doubles in five innings to allow Milwaukee to score five runs. He was pulled after walking the first two hitters in the sixth inning. Jesse Chavez relieved and threw 15 of his 22 pitches out of the strike zone. He was charged with one run during the three run sixth that blew open a 3-2 game.
The Pirates were unable to do much against Jeff Suppan. He went 5-2/3 and allowed five hits and three runs. One of those hits was a dinger from Freddy Sanchez.
J.J. Hardy drove in four runs for Milwaukee.
The Good
Sanchez continues to swing the hot bat.
Andy LaRoche's BA is now higher than his brother's. Wait, maybe that isn't so good.
The Bad
Snell's wildness. The animated scoreboard at Riverfront stadium used to play a "Walks Will Haunt" message showing a ghost strolling to first base whenever a Red was walked.
Two games under .500
The Rest
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