Peralta dominates for 7 innings, Brewers have 2 hits to Braves 1-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Freddy Peralta dominated seven innings, Hunter Renfroe scored on a wild pitch and the Milwaukee Brewers had a two-hit 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.

Peralta (3-1) allowed two hits and a walk while striking out 10 and retiring his last 11 batters. It was the sixth time in Peralta’s career that he struck out 10 or more batters. He recorded his 500th career strikeout in the seventh when he retired Marcell Ozuna on a called third strike.

The Brewers improved to 11-4 at home, the best mark in the National League.

Atlanta starter Ian Anderson (3-2) shut out Milwaukee in five innings before the Brewers broke through in the sixth. Renfroe doubled with one out and moved to third on Omar Narvaez’s groundout. Renfroe then scored on a wild pitch by Anderson.

Devin Williams struck out the team in the eighth and closer Josh Hader did the same in the ninth for his 14th save in 14 appearances this season.

Anderson allowed four hits and one run in six innings. He walked two and struck out three.


Braves: OF Ronald Acuña Jr. (groin soreness) missed his fifth straight game, but participated in baserunning drills before the game. “He came out very well. They ran him around the bases pretty well,” manager Brian Snitker said. “We’ll see how it is tomorrow. He was very encouraging.” Acuna could return to the lineup Tuesday, Snitker said.

Brewers: 3B Willy Adames sat out after leaving Sunday’s game with a sprained left ankle. He was ready to be evaluated by doctors. Adames, who is tied for the team lead in home runs with nine, could land on the disabled list. He … he Placed RHP Jandel Gustave on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 15, with a right hamstring strain. … Reinstated LHP Brent Suter from the paternity list. … OF Andrew McCutchen, who has been on the COVID-19 disabled list since May 7, announced on social media during the game that he has been cleared to return.


Braves: Atlanta hasn’t named a starter for Tuesday’s game.

Brewers: Adrian Houser (3-3, 3.86) will be making his seventh start of the season. Houser is 0-2 with a 4.63 ERA in three career games (two starts) against the Braves.


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