Aguilar drives in 3 but Brewers lose to Marlins 5-4 in 12
Jesus Aguilar hit like the All-Star he is, while the rest of the Milwaukee Brewers hit like also-rans.
Aguilar was added to the NL All-Star team Wednesday night and then validated the selection with three hits and wholesale nfl jerseys three RBI, but his teammates went 1 for 14 with runners in scoring position and Milwaukee lost 5-4 to the Miami Marlins in 12 innings.
That’s going to happen, Aguilar said. We’ve got to keep going. We’re playing really good. We’ve got to turn the page.
The Marlins took two of three in the series from the NL Central leaders, winning twice in extra innings.
We’re knocking on the doorstep and making it really hard to take us down, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. But they outlasted us tonight.
The Marlins, who have the NL’s worst record, hit a new attendance low. The crowd of 5,265 was the smallest in the seven-season history of Marlins Park, and a few hundred fans remained at the finish.
The 4 1/2-hour marathon wasn’t what the Brewers https://www.cheapchinesejersey.com/ needed as they near the end of a stretch in which they play 20 days in a row, including a doubleheader Saturday at Pittsburgh. Counsell said he ran out of pitchers, which is why reliever Lopez batted in the 12th with two on and two out.
We managed to get to the 12th inning in that scenario, which was quite an accomplishment, Counsell said. We just didn’t ever get that run across.
Out since June 23 with inflammation in his left shoulder, Bryant rejoined the Cubs from his Double-A rehab assignment. The 2016 NL MVP started at third base before moving to right field in the ninth.
If I can find a way to hit the ball on the fat part of the bat more often then I’ll have a lot more home runs, Bryant said. It’s as simple as that. It felt good. Unfortunately it was a tough game to lose.
The Cubs missed a chance when they loaded the bases in the sixth.
Heyward wound up with three hits on a day former Cubs catcher Miguel Montero attended the game to see his old club. Montero, let go by the Nationals after playing only four games this spring, posted on Twitter: I had always speak my mind and today I have to say I miss this team, let’s go cubs.
Some of San Francisco’s more unheralded contributors staked Cueto to an early cushion.
Chase D’Arnaud homered to begin the first inning for the Giants, the first leadoff drive of his career. Gorkys Hernandez hit a two-run double before Steven Duggar singled him home.