Brewers beat Pirates, Hoskins and Adames homer

Willy Adames #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers dunks Tobias Myers #36 with Gatorade after the Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-0 at American Family Field on July 10, 2024 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Tobias Myers pitched eight scoreless innings, Rhys Hoskins and Willy Adames hit home runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers cruised past the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-0 on Wednesday night.

Myers (6-3) didn’t allow a hit until Bryan Reynolds’ leadoff single in the fourth. The rookie right-hander gave up four hits, struck out six, walked one and threw 103 pitches in his 13th start.

The NL Central-leading Brewers scored twice in the first off Martín Pérez (1-5) on two-out, run-scoring hits by Adames and Sal Frelick.

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William Contreras’ double in the fourth drove in two more to extend the lead to 4-0. Hoskins’ 417-foot blast into the second deck in left in the fifth gave Milwaukee a 5-0 advantage. The Brewers added another run in the seventh on Andruw Monasterio’s RBI single.

Adames hit a three-run homer in the eighth to cap the scoring.

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Pérez, whose struggles in Milwaukee continued, gave up five runs and nine hits in 4 2/3 innings. He surrendered nine runs and 11 hits, including five home runs, in five innings in a 10-2 loss at American Family Field on May 15.

The Pirates had homered in 12 consecutive games at Milwaukee entering Wednesday, including five times on Tuesday.