Brewers lose again to Pirates 7-1
PITTSBURGH -- The Milwaukee Brewers free fall continued with Thursday night's 7-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ron Roenicke's team has landed in last place by losing 3 straight games, 6 of 7 on the current road trip, 12 of 14 overall, 11 of 12 against National League Central Division opponents.
The Brewers have scored 2 runs in their last 2 games; in dropping the last 3 to the Pirates, they went 2 for 20 with runners in scoring position.
Travis Snider's 458 foot home run off Milwaukee starter Hiram Burgos snapped a 1-1 tie in the 5th inning.
Alfredo Figaro coughed up 4 runs on 5 hits in the 6th.
Francisco Rodriguez pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning in his first major league action of the season.
The 16-23 Crew open a weekend series in St. Louis on Friday night.