The Brewers went 19-21 in division games in 2020. Milwaukee hit . as a team with 2.7 extra base hits per game and 75 total home runs last season.
Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco homered Friday to back a strong start by JT Brubaker as the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1. Adam Frazier added a two-run triple while Bryan Reynolds had an RBI double for the Pirates, who have won five of their past seven games. Brubaker (2-0), making his 12th career start, gave up one run and four hits with no walks and eight strikeouts in six innings to win his second straight start.
Adrian Houser (1-2) allowed three runs in 4 1/3 innings, ending Milwaukee's franchise-record streak of eight straight games in which its starting pitchers worked at least five innings while allowing no more than one run. Brewers starters posted an 0.59 ERA during that stretch. I wasn’t working ahead tonight,” Houser said.