Brewers vs Diamondbacks Game 1: Three Up, Three Down


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The Milwaukee Brewers’ offense finally found life as they scored eight runs and took down the miserable Arizona Diamondbacks by a score of 8-3 on Monday night.

The Brewers hit three home runs and scored four runs in the sixth inning to put the game out of reach. Matt Garza had to battle throughout, but managed to get the victory. He pitched six innings and gave up three earned runs.

On the other side of the diamond, Mike Bolsinger lasted only five innings, giving up four runs on seven hits. Reliever Randy Delgado, who gave up four runs in the only inning he pitched, allowed the Brewers to blow the game wide open.

Let’s see who impacted the game the most, both positively and negatively.

Three Up

1. Carlos Gomez: What a performance by the Brewers’ center fielder. Gomez went 2-for-2 with a home run and three runs batted in. He also walked three times.

2. Aaron Hill: Hill recorded a hit in every plate appearance last night (4-for-4 with a walk) and knocked in a couple of runs.

3. Martin Maldonado: As a backup catcher, Maldonado doesn’t see much playing time. However, he made the most of it Monday as he hit a two-run home run, doubled and walked. He’s hitting .350 on the year.

Three Down

1. Randy Delgado: After allowing four runs on two hits and two walks in one inning, Delgado’s ERA sits at 6.75.

2. Caleb Gindl: Gindl might start losing playing time to Logan Schafer, or might be sent down all together. Another o-for-4 night knocked down his average to .077.

3. Mike Bolsinger: He left a lot of pitches over the plate, and as a result, took the loss.

Next Up: Marco Estrada (2-1, 3.13 ERA) takes the mound for the Crew as he battles Josh Collmenter (1-2, 3.77) tomorrow at 7:10 p.m. CT.