Originally written on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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It's been a very good Spring for the Brewers starters, but it hasn't been perfect and Yovani Gallardo proved that today as the Kansas City Royals roughed up the Milwaukee ace for 4 runs on their way to a 9-7 victory at Maryvale Baseball Park.  The likely opening day starter went 5 innings, gave up 6 hits, 1 walk, and 4 runs.  However, Gallardo also struck out 6 Royals in just his 2nd loss this Spring.  Bruce Chen navigated the Brewers lineup pretty well in his 6 innings of work, giving up 7 hits that produced just 3 runs.  He also struck out 6 and got the win for Kansas City. Now for the highlights and lowlights: - We'll start with another pitching lowlight and that was courtesy of Mike McClendon who pitched 2 innings and gave up 4 runs on just 3 hits.  He also did give up 2 walks.  - All told the Brewers pitching staff today gave up 5 home runs to the Royals (2 - Gallarado & McClendon, 1 Veras)- Mat Gamel added to his hit parade as he knocked his 4th home run of the Spring to o...
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