W: Jim Henderson (1-0)
L: Adam Ottavino (0-1)
The long and painful offseason for the Milwaukee Brewers finally came to a close this afternoon as they started their 2013 campaign by taking on the Colorado Rockies. Despite the fact that the temperature was near freezing in the streets of Milwaukee, the 45,781 fans in attendance witnessed a solid 10 innings of baseball that was capped off by a walk-off sac fly from Jonathan Lucroy to give Milwaukee the 5-4 victory.
Yovani Gallardo stepped on the mound for his 4th-consecutive opening day start and struggled from the opening batter. The Rockies do feature a very deep and tough lineup but it still was painful to watch Gallardo allow multiple Colorado batters to get on base during each inning. Gallardo finished the afternoon allowing only three runs on 10 hits during the five innings he was on the mound. While it’s a bit concerning to see Yovani struggle, he’s always been a slow starter so I would...