Five of their last eleven games have went to extra innings for the Brewers. On Tuesday night, they earned a comeback victory in the 11th inning when Victor Caratini hit a two-RBI single to right field to give the Brewers the 5-4 win over the Dodgers.
The Brewers didn’t score through all nine innings on Monday night, but it took just two batters for the Brewers to score on Tuesday night. Christian Yelich led off the first inning with a walk and Willy Adames hit his 23rd home run of the season to give the Brewers a 2-0 lead.
Brandon Woodruff was lights out through four innings. He struck out eight Dodgers in his first four frames. However, he ran into trouble in the fifth inning.
Joey Gallo and Mookie Betts each hit solo home runs to tie the game at two. That would be the last inning for Woodruff. He pitched five innings, allowed two runs, struck out eight batters, and walked two Dodgers. With Woodruff’s pitch count at 93 pitches, Counsell went to the bullpen.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, Yelich hit his first home run since July 2nd to give the Brewers a 3-2 lead. It was his first home run at American Family Field since May 5th. The Brewers led 3-2.
Brad Boxberger pitched a scoreless sixth inning.
In the seventh inning, Matt Bush gave up a solo home run to Chris Taylor which tied the game at three.
Taylor Rogers and Devin Williams pitched scoreless innings in the eighth and ninth.
The Brewers got a base runner in the bottom of the ninth inning, but could not score.
Neither team scored in the 10th inning.
In the 11th inning, the Dodgers took the lead when Justin Turner hit an RBI single.
However, in the bottom of the 11th inning the Brewers loaded the bases. Victor Caratini hit an RBI single to right field to score two runs and give the Brewers the 5-4 win.
The third game of the series will be Wednesday night at 7:10pm at American Family Field.