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Brewers vs. Giants – Match Recap – August 31, 2021

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SAN FRANCISCO — — Lorenzo Cain homered and additional an RBI one, and the Milwaukee Brewers gained their second straight above San Francisco, beating the Giants 6-2 on Tuesday night time in a matchup of division leaders.

All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff struck out 8 in six innings to acquire back-to-back again commences for the initially time considering that late June.

Christian Yelich singled twice and scored two operates, extending his hitting streak to 10 game titles. The 2018 MVP is batting .385 (15 for 39) in the course of the streak.

“Coming in below and successful the initially two is large versus basically the most effective team in baseball,” Woodruff explained. “Two crew wins, which is magnificent. Hopefully we see these men later on in Oct. “

Brandon Belt strike his 20th residence operate for San Francisco. Wilmer Flores also linked. The Giants struck out 15 situations and have misplaced four of 5.

“I really do not know that there’s something certain that I’d position to,” Giants manager Gabe Kapler explained. “We just haven’t played all-all-around good baseball, and we have gotten it handed to us by some fantastic pitching.”

Cain homered off Johnny Cueto foremost off the 2nd and singled in Rowdy Tellez in the 3rd soon after Tellez’s RBI triple. The Brewers heart fielder also nearly robbed Belt of his home run in the sixth with a leaping attempt, then lingered on the wall with his left arm draped over the leading of it following the ball went around.

“I was genuinely shut,” Cain stated. “I bought Go-Go Gadget arms. Tried using to bring it back, fell a minimal brief.”

Woodruff (9-7) pitched shutout ball until finally Belt’s residence run. He allowed five hits and a single run with a few walks.

Jake Cousins walked two but struck out the side in the seventh. Brent Sutter retired six.

Cueto (7-7) was knocked all-around immediately after getting scratched from his scheduled start Monday when he experienced chilly and flu-like signs and symptoms and was positioned on the COVID-19 injured list. The 35-yr-old correct-hander, who gained intravenous fluids and medicine, retired 11 batters and authorized six operates and 10 hits.

“I really don’t come to feel so fantastic, but that is not an excuse,” Cueto reported by a translator.

Milwaukee jumped on the Giants for two runs in the 1st on a few smooth singles and an RBI groundout by Avisaíl García.

Yelich made it 6- when he singled and scored from to start with when Omar Narváez’s pop-up fell among third baseman Kris Bryant and remaining fielder Alex Dickerson.

“We did a awesome career versus Cueto,” Brewers supervisor Craig Counsell explained. “There was just pressure and he hardly ever definitely bought settled in. It felt like we made a entire bunch of his pitches awkward, and which is not uncomplicated to do.”

The Giants were being held to two hits about the initial 5 innings and stranded two runners in the sixth and seventh.

Short HOPS

Belt’s property run was his ninth in August. … Cueto is 8-2 in excess of his previous 12 begins towards the Brewers but has not overwhelmed them due to the fact 2016. … Milwaukee’s 45 road wins are two shy of the franchise record set in 1982.

GIANTS 3B Coach TO Step DOWN

Lengthy-time Giants third base coach Ron Wotus will stage away from full-time coaching at the conclusion of the time and might consider one more place in just the firm. Wotus has been coaching 3rd base for the Giants given that 1998 and is the longest tenured-coach in the team’s San Francisco period. Wotus obtained a standing ovation from the group of 20,897 before the bottom of the first inning.

ROSTER MOVES

The Giants included José Quintana to the 26-gentleman roster prior to the recreation and optioned RHP John Brebbia and IF Jason Vossler to Triple-A Sacramento.

TRAINER’S Home

Brewers: SS Willy Adames was back again at shortstop. Adames did not enjoy Monday mainly because of a sore still left quadriceps muscle mass that restricted him to DH responsibilities above the weekend in Minnesota.

Giants: Cueto has two times examined destructive for COVID-19 due to the fact returning previous week from a funeral in his native Dominican Republic. … 2B Tommy La Stella (remaining side tightness) was held out for a 2nd straight game.

UP Future

Giants RHP Kevin Gausman (12-5, 2.49 Period) has not misplaced considering the fact that July 30 but has authorized 7 earned operates above his previous 14 2/3 innings. LHP Brett Anderson (4-8, 4.27) returns to the mound following coming out of his final start out due to the fact of proper hip tightness.

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