MLB Game Summary - Texas at Milwaukee|
(Tuesday, May 7th)
Final Score: Milwaukee 6, Texas 3
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Yuniesky Betancourt smashed a two-run home
run and Aramis Ramirez had a solo homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the
Texas Rangers, 6-3, in the first of a two-game set.
Carlos Gomez hit a two-RBI double and Ryan Braun drove in a run for the
Brewers, who snapped a five-game losing streak.
Brewers starter Wily Peralta (3-2) allowed three runs -- two earned -- on five
hits over six frames and Jim Henderson pitched a scoreless ninth to notch his
Mitch Moreland knocked a solo shot while Adrian Beltre and Nelson Cruz also
drove in one run apiece for the Rangers, who entered the game off a 9-2
makeup loss against the Cubs. Starter Justin Grimm (2-2) fanned seven but
gave up five runs on eight hits and three walks in five innings.
"Its a little frustrating," said Grimm. "I made some good pitches, but I made
some bad ones too. Personally, it just didn't work out for me."
The Brewers scored five runs in the first. Grimm allowed three straight
singles by Norichika Aoki, Jean Segura, and Braun, who scored Aoki. Three
batters later, Gomez ripped a double, bringing Segura and Braun home.
Betancourt followed that with a two-run blast.
"It was nice to have a good first inning, to put people on," said Brewers
manager Ron Roenicke. "It's really nice, especially after you're not scoring
Texas responded with a one-out homer by Moreland next inning.
Four innings later, Jeff Baker, pinch-hitting for Grimm, singled to lead off
the inning and later scored on a fielding error by Aramis Ramirez. Nelson Cruz
hit a sacrifice fly to bring Elvis Andrus home, cutting the deficit to 5-3.
Ramirez made up for his blunder with a two-out solo shot in the seventh.
Henderson came in the ninth for the Brewers. He allowed a two-out double by
David Murphy, but got Craig Gentry to ground out to end the game.
Aoki and Segura were both 2-for-4 with a run scored ... The Rangers were 0-
for-5 with runners in scoring position ... The Brewers improved to 10-3 when
they score first ... Texas has lost three straight Interleague games for the
first time since May 22-June 21, 2010.
05/07 23:43:52 ET