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Athletics beat Brewers, nab first sequence sweep of season

Athletics beat Brewers, nab first sequence sweep of season


Seth Brown hit a game-altering three-run homer within the fourth inning and Brent Rooker adopted with a solo shot because the Oakland Athletics ran their profitable streak to 5 video games by beating the host Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Sunday

Esteury Ruiz doubled in two vital insurance coverage runs within the ninth as Oakland swept the three-game sequence, their first sweep of the season and their first five-game profitable streak since 2021.

Trailing 8-3 with two outs and no one on base within the ninth, the Brewers received successful and three walks in opposition to Oakland nearer Trevor Could. Left-hander Sam Lengthy got here on to surrender a bloop single for 2 runs to Abraham Toro, however he received Blake Perkins on a sluggish grounder for his second save of the season

Left-hander JP Sears (1-3) picked up his first win since final Sept. 20. In 5 innings, he allowed two runs on six hits and successful batter and struck out 5.

Christian Yelich homered within the second inning for the Brewers and Owen Miller doubled in a run within the third, however the Athletics took the lead in opposition to Milwaukee starter Freddy Peralta on two swings of the bat

Ryan Noda singled to open the fourth and Peralta (5-6) hit the following batter. Brown then gained an 11-pitch at-bat with Peralta, hammering a line-drive homer to proper discipline, his fourth of the season. Rooker adopted along with his thirteenth, a 413-foot shot to left discipline.

In 5 innings, Peralta surrendered 4 runs on three hits, two walks and successful batter. He fanned 5.

The Brewers trimmed their deficit to 4-3 within the sixth on Perkins’ RBI single off reliever Sam Moll, however Oakland received the run again within the seventh on Kevin Smith’s residence run to left discipline, his fourth of the season, in opposition to Bryse Wilson

Trailing 5-3 within the eighth, the Brewers had runners on first and second with one out in opposition to right-hander Shintaro Fujinami, however lefty Richard Lovelady got here on to get a popout and Rowdy Tellez’s lengthy flyout to heart discipline

After Ruiz’s two-run double within the ninth, Noda adopted along with his second hit, an RBI single.

Willy Adames, Yelich, Miller and Perkins every had two of Milwaukee’s 10 hits, and Luis Urias reached base 3 times on a stroll and two hit-by-pitches. The Brewers have been 3-for-12 with runners in scoring place and misplaced their fourth straight sport

The Athletics had solely six hits, 4 for additional bases

Brewers supervisor Craig Counsell was away for his son’s highschool commencement. Bench coach Pat Murphy led the crew

–Area Degree Media



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