Brewers crushed by Dodgers 11-2
The Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 lead only lasted a half inning. The Los Angeles Dodgers added 11 runs and defeated the Brewers 11-2 Sunday afternoon at Miller Park.
The Brewers, who were shorthanded in their bullpen Sunday, were forced to use two position players as pitchers. Both Hernan Perez and Erik Kratz pitched for the Brewers late in the game, and in three innings kept the Dodgers scoreless.
Before the game was out of reach for the Brewers, starting pitcher Brent Suter gave up six earned runs on eight hits in only three innings before exiting the game.
The Brewers only had six hits all game. Ryan Braun was 0-4, leaving seven runners on base.
The Dodgers only had to use two pitchers all game, starter Alex Woods and closer Caleb Ferguson. Ferguson pitched the final three innings and secured the save for the Dodgers.
After today's game, the Brewers record stands at 56-45, still three games behind the Chicago Cubs (57-40). Next up for the Brewers is a three-game home series against the Washington Nationals.