Ryan Braun Blast Beats the Mets

MILWAUKEE — Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth inning, Brandon Woodruff pitched 5 robust innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Mets, 3-1, on Friday evening time.

Braun had three hits to boost his frequent to .226, collectively together with his seventh home run of the season. Milwaukee carried out its fifth consecutive recreation with out the reigning most revered participant, Christian Yelich, who continues to deal with low once more discomfort.

Woodruff (4-1) gave up six hits and one run in 5 innings to beat the Mets for the second time in each week. He walked two and struck out seven.

Josh Hader purchased six outs for his eighth save in eight tries. Hader allowed the first two batters in the ninth to achieve sooner than inserting out the subsequent three.

The Mets jumped ahead, 1-0, in the first on Wilson Ramos’s single. The Brewers tied it of their half of the inning on Lorenzo Cain’s leadoff homer, the fifth of his career and second this season.

Braun took Steven Matz (3-2) deep to straightaway center.

Matz allowed 9 hits and three runs in 5 and two-thirds innings. He walked one and struck out three.

The Mets chosen the contract of infielder Adeiny Hechavarria from Class AAA Syracuse and optioned first baseman Dominic Smith. “Adeiny can really help us,” Mets Manager Mickey Callaway acknowledged. “Defensively, he’s going to allow us to deal with a double switch at a lot of different positions. He’s been swinging the bat great.”

Mets reliever Luis Avilan left in the eighth with an undisclosed injury. After Avilan struck out Ben Gamel, Ramos visited the mound and motioned for the coach.

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