Christian Yelich and Omar Narvaez each recorded two hits to lead Milwaukee to a 7-4 win over Pittsburgh Saturday at American Family Field. The duo did most of their damage in the 4th inning where Milwaukee struck for five runs to go ahead for good in the game. Yelich brought home three of those runs on a bases-clearing double.
Pittsburgh Pirates (23-40, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (37-27, second in the NL Central) Milwaukee; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Pirates: Wil Crowe (0-4, 7.26 ERA, 1.77 WHIP, 28 strikeouts) Brewers: Adrian Houser (4-5, 3.66 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 52 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -205, Pirates +174; over/under is 9 runs BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh enters the matchup as losers of their last six games. The Brewers are 16-10 against opponents from the NL Central.
You start from the back of the game because you know Josh (Hader) is going to work the ninth if we’re ahead. So, that’s kind of how you start it and you work backwards. Brent (Suter) was unavailable today.