Milwaukee 3, Colorado 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, May 21, 2011 7:10 PM
Location - Miller Park
Temperature - 64°
Umpires - Home Plate - Gary Darling, First Base - Bruce Dreckman, Second Base - Paul Emmel, Third Base - Rob Drake,
Attendance - 42240

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Colorado 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 2
Milwaukee 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Colorado 23-21 11-10 12-11 L2
Milwaukee 23-23 15-6 8-17 W2

Recap


Shaun Marcum allowed one run in eight innings to win his sixth straight decision and the Milwaukee Brewers maintained the best home record in the National League with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.

Marcum (6-1) allowed one run, four hits, two walks and struck out eight, and retired the final 10 batters he faced.

John Axford gave up one run in the ninth before striking out Ty Wigginton to strand the tying run at first for his 11th save as the Brewers improved to 15-6 at home.

The Rockies took a 1-0 lead in the first on Carlos Gonzalez' sixth home run. The Brewers went ahead 2-1 in the bottom half on an RBI double by Prince Fielder, who later scored on an error by third baseman Jose Lopez.

Jonathan Lucroy added a solo homer for the Brewers in the fifth, his fourth of the season.

Rockies starter Clayton Mortensen (1-1) lasted 6 2/3 innings and allowed three runs - two earned - on five hits. He walked three and struck out five.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Colorado   Milwaukee
Clayton Mortensen Player Shaun Marcum
Loss W/L Win
6.2 IP 8.0
5 Strikeouts 8
5 Hits 4
2.70 ERA 1.12
Hitting
Colorado   Milwaukee
Troy Tulowitzki Player Prince Fielder
2 Hits 1
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
5 TB 2
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Colorado 6 1 12 .188 6 10 2 2 0 2
Milwaukee 5 1 11 .179 10 8 2 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Colorado. The Brewers have a W/L % of .478 after a win and .522 after a loss.
  • Colorado will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Rockies have a W/L % of .478 after a win and .571 after a loss.
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