Brewers lose second straight to Marlins, 5-2

MIAMI — Tom Koehler tied career-highs with 10 strikeouts over eight innings and Christian Yelich had a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Wednesday night, September 9th.

Koehler (9-13) won for the first time since July 23, at San Diego, ending a seven-game losing streak. He allowed two runs, four hits and two walks.

He threw 68 of his 104 pitches for strikes before turning it over to A.J. Ramos, who pitched the ninth for his 25th save in 31 chances.

Martin Prado drove in the other three runs for the Marlins with a two-run single in the third and an RBI double later in the seventh that scored Yelich.

Ariel Pena of the Brewers was effective in his first major league start, pitching five innings and allowing two runs, three hits and four walks. He struck out four.

Tyler Cravy (0-6) took the loss.