MILWAUKEE When the Brewers exploded for six runs in the seventh inning of last Saturday's matchup with the Rockies, manager Ron Roenicke admitted after the game that he was especially relieved.
Milwaukee had played nothing but close games since starting its home stand began against the Dodgers, and any breathing room was good breathing room for the Brewers, who's offense had struggled mightily at times early on in the season.
But as much of an exhale as a six-run inning can be to a struggling offense, Roenicke preached in the past few days that a consistent performance with runs scored throughout would be a true sign of things moving in the right direction.
And on Monday night, Roenicke saw that philosophy work out especially well against the Astros.
The Brewers scored in four different innings -- the first, fourth, fifth, and six -- on their way to a 6-5 win over Houston. It was only the third time this season the Brewers have managed that, with two of those games resulting in...