Omar Narvaez hit a two-run homer on Sunday, with Milwaukee Brewers defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 to win the team's four-game series split.
Brandon Woodruff (7-3) combined with three reliefs in the Brewers' 9-hit shutout, which was 6-2 in the last eight games. Together, the teams of
47 will play the first three games of the series before Sunday's low-scoring incident.
Daniel Vogelbach has been 3-4 for the 3-2 Pirates in the last five games.
Due to his ankle sprain and finger numbness, Woodruff was out for the second time after a long IL stint. He threw six intense innings and did not allow six runs and six hits without eight strikeouts and walks.
Brad Boxberger was 7th, Devin Williams was 8th, and Josh Hader was 9th. Hader won his 25th save with his first appearance in the series.
The Pittsburgh runner did not pass the second base to the bottom of the ninth base.
Pittsburgh starter Zach Thompson (3-6) hits a 15-day IL minimum due to inflammation of the forearm nerve, giving up 2 runs and 4 hits in 42/3 innings. Did. Strike out and take a walk.
Thompson seemed to get out of the injured layoff in four innings when Brewers had an error with three base runners in two singles.
Fifth, Thompson walked Kolten Wong on four pitches. After Luis Urías jumped to the left, Narvaez hit a third home run, clearing the right-side stand and leading 2-0 Milwaukee at an estimated 427 feet.
After Jace Peterson hit a single to the right, Jonathan Davis burned the grounder, who appeared to be down the line on the left, but third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes stole the ball. He played sharply to put Peterson in second place. It chased Thompson for Duane Underwood Jr. out of the innings.
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