MIL - Zack Greinke: 6 IP, 2 R, 8 H, 2 BB, 9 K, 1 HR (115 pitches, 71 strikes)HOU - Lucas Harrell: 5 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 3 BB, 1 K, 1 HR (86 pitches, 53 strikes)
Ryan Braun: 3-4, 2B, HRJonathan Lucroy: 2-3, BB
Carlos Lee: 3-5Jed Lowrie: 2-5, HR
Notes: - Zack Greinke didn't have anything near his best stuff, but was still able to turn in a fine start. Unsurprisingly, his strikeout and walk rates were excellent, but he was knocked around for eight hits without much damage to show for it. A lot of you may remember this pattern from last year, when there was a lot of grousing over the huge disparity between his ERA and FIP. However, one thing apparently has changed from last year: Greinke has done an excellent job of wiggling out of jams.
- Three of the Brewers' runs tonight can loosely be attributed to the Astros' outfield defense. In the first and fourth innings, noted non-speedsters Corey Hart and Aramis Ramirez hit fly balls/line drives to ...