Despite being without their top hitters and losing their starting pitcher to injury, the Milwaukee Brewers ended their slide.
With Kyle Lohse getting the nod after a strong June, they'll try to string together back-to-back victories Wednesday night against the host Washington Nationals.
Milwaukee (33-49) was without Jean Segura and Carlos Gomez on Tuesday. Gomez, who leads the team in homers (12) and OPS (.906), continued to heal a left shoulder injury that saw him miss time last month. Segura's .325 batting average is one of the best in baseball but he has been nursing a sore right thumb, manager Ron Roenicke told the team's official website.
Segura and Gomez's combined 92 runs account for 28.2 percent of the Brewers' team total of 326.
"To take two guys out of the Nos. 2 and 3 hole, that's not something I wanted to do," he said. "We're trying to get them back healthy. They're both such an important part of our lineup this year."
Roenicke also said that Ryan Braun - still side...