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Game Story

Matt Garza provided the edge, even if it ended his night early. The Milwaukee Brewers took it from there, tightening the NL wild-card race with a contentious 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Garza was ejected in the fifth inning after hitting reigning NL MVP Andrew McCutchen...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Mil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
Pit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2

Scoring Summary

Top 9th: Milwaukee
Logan Schafer hit sacrifice fly to left, Elián Herrera scored
MIL 1 - PIT 0

Pitching Details

Batting

Milwaukee

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Carlos GómezCF 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .281
Scooter Gennett2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .294
Rickie WeeksPH-2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
Jonathan LucroyC 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .305
Aramis Ramírez3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 .288
Ryan BraunRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .273
Khris DavisLF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246
Elián HerreraPH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
Mark Reynolds1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196
Lyle Overbay1B 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 .241
Jean SeguraPR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Héctor GómezSS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 .143
Matt ClarkPH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .227
Francisco RodríguezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Matt GarzaP 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .061
Marco EstradaP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094
Gerardo ParraPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266
Jeremy JeffressP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Will SmithP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Brandon KintzlerP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Zach DukeP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Logan SchaferPH-LF 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .175
Totals 32 1 6 1 0 4 7 1 18
Batting
2B - S Gennett (31, E Volquez); L Overbay 2 (14, E Volquez, M Melancon)
SF - L Schafer
RBI - L Schafer (8)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Gomez 1, A Ramirez 2, H Gomez 2
GIDP - A Ramirez, G Parra
Team LOB - 9
Running
SB - L Overbay (2, 2nd base off E Volquez/R Martin)

Pittsburgh

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Josh Harrison3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .317
Travis SniderRF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .262
Jose TabataPH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Tony WatsonP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Brent MorelPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .184
Chase d'ArnaudPR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Mark MelanconP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Andrew McCutchenCF 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .309
Neil Walker2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .276
Russell MartinC 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 .296
Starling MarteLF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .288
Ike Davis1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234
Gaby SánchezPH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .235
Jordy MercerSS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 .262
Edinson VólquezP 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .020
Andrew LamboPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286
Grégory PolancoPR-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Totals 31 0 6 0 0 4 6 1 17
Batting
2B - T Snider (12, M Garza); R Martin (20, M Garza)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Martin 1, G Sanchez 2, E Volquez 2
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - J Mercer (4, 2nd base off M Garza/J Lucroy)
CS - A McCutchen (3, 2nd base by M Estrada/J Lucroy), G Polanco (5, Home by W Smith/J Lucroy)
Fielding
E - T Watson (1, throw); E Volquez (3, throw)
DP - 2 (J Mercer-N Walker-I Davis, N Walker-J Mercer-I Davis)

Pitching

Milwaukee

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Matt Garza 4.2 3 0 0 2 6 0 1.18 3.64
Marco Estrada 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.23 4.50
Jeremy Jeffress 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 1.35
Will Smith 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.45 3.82
Brandon Kintzler 0.2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.40 3.40
Zach Duke(W, 5-1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.15 2.54
Francisco Rodríguez(SV, 43) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.99 3.09

Pittsburgh

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Edinson Vólquez 7.0 3 0 0 3 6 0 1.25 3.15
Tony Watson 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.00 1.48
Mark Melancon(L, 3-5) 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0.90 1.96
Pitching
WP - M Garza
IBB - R Martin (by B Kintzler); J Mercer (by M Garza); M Clark (by M Melancon)
HBP - A McCutchen 2 (by M Garza 2)
Pitches-strikes - F Rodriguez 6-4; M Garza 83-47; M Estrada 10-5; J Jeffress 14-10; W Smith 3-2; B Kintzler 18-7; Z Duke 1-1; T Watson 10-8; M Melancon 24-17; E Volquez 100-62
Ground balls-fly balls - F Rodriguez 2-1; M Garza 5-1; M Estrada 2-1; J Jeffress 0-1; W Smith 0-0; B Kintzler 2-0; Z Duke 1-0; T Watson 3-0; M Melancon 2-1; E Volquez 8-6
Batters faced - F Rodriguez 3; M Garza 21; M Estrada 3; J Jeffress 4; B Kintzler 5; Z Duke 1; T Watson 4; M Melancon 6; E Volquez 27
Game Details
Game Time: 3:32.
Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Alan Porter. 3B--Joe West.
Weather: 77 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 39,027.