Thames Ends Home Run Drought As Brewers Beat Pirates 6-2
Thames Ends Home Run Drought As Brewers Beat Pirates 6-2.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – Eric Thames broke out of his slump with a home run and three hits, sending the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Travis Shaw and Jesus Aguilar also went deep for Milwaukee.
Thames connected for a solo shot in the ninth inning off Johnny Barbato, his first homer in 10 games after hitting 11 in his first 20 games.
He previously played in the majors with Toronto and Seattle.
Zach Davies (3-2) won his third straight decision as the Brewers avoided being swept in the three-game series.
He allowed two runs and four hits in 5 2/3 innings with seven strikeouts.
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