The Milwaukee Brewers have struggled offensively this season, scoring only 53 runs and allowing 11 home runs in 15 games. They have been outscored by the Philadelphia Phillies, who are second in the National League with a.353 slugging percentage. The Milwaukee Brewers’ bullpen has been solid and should allow both teams to score more than 8 runs. If the Brewers can score eight runs, they will win this game.
For Sunday’s game, the Philadelphia Phillies will send out veteran right-hander Aaron Nola. Nola has a career ERA of 3.70 and averages 10.1 strikeouts per nine innings with 2.6 walks. However, he has been troublesome for right-handed batters, so you should expect a high-scoring game.
Philadelphia is in a difficult defensive position, but they have a lot of talent. Ryan Howard, Nick Castellanos and Bryce Harper all have multiple home runs. The bullpen in Philadelphia is meanwhile inept, with a combined 4.58 ERA. Philadelphia’s offense is also in shambles, but the Brewers are well-balanced, led by Nick Castellanos’ 18 hits. Bryce Harper has 11 RBIs with a.407 OBP.
We know that the Brewers will have a good pitcher with the game scheduled for Sunday. In the first game, Eric Lauer has a 3.48 ERA. He has pitched two starts against Philadelphia this season, and is 1-0 in those games. Lauer has a 3.48 ERA, and has been great in his six previous starts. Philadelphia is currently 4-8 SU in its last 12 games.
The Milwaukee Brewers have struggled to hit the ball this season with only 14 hits against Philadelphia. However, they are ranked 67th in RBIs, and Andrew McCutchen is their batting leader with a.255 average. Andrew McCutchen is ranked 67th in RBIs with a.290 OBP. He also has a.275 slugging percent.
Despite their offensive struggles, the Milwaukee Brewers won in close games against the Philadelphia Phillies. Although the Brewers made a few offensive errors, Aaron Nola was at his best from the first inning. Joe Girardi, Philadelphia Phillies manager, was impressed by Nola’s dominance when he hired him. With help from the fielders and home plate umpire Angel Hernandez, Nola struck out nine and only walked one batter.
Despite the fact that the Philadelphia Phillies are a better team than the Milwaukee Brewers, the Brewers should still have a strong showing in this game. Currently, the Phillies rank 18th in the MLB and average 3.9 runs per game. The Brewers are 26th in the league, scoring 3.4 runs per game.