Hilton Sharp But Hitters Silenced in Milwaukee
FRANKLIN, WI – The Winnipeg Goldeyes (23-17) lost 2-1 to the Milwaukee Milkmen at Franklin Field on Wednesday evening.
Wes Darvill led off the game with a solo home run to right off Milwaukee starter David Holmberg.
In the bottom of the first, David Washington singled to left with one out and was followed by a two-run home run to right form Adam Brett Walker.
Winnipeg put the tying and go-ahead runs on base with two outs in the ninth before Milkmen closer Peyton Gray retired the side to earn his 10th save of the year.
Holmberg (6-1) picked up the win for Milwaukee (23-18), allowing one earned run on five hits over seven innings. Holmberg walked three and struck out nine.
Kevin Hilton (5-2) started for the Goldeyes and took the loss, allowing one earned run on three hits in six and one-third. Hilton walked one and struck out six.
Kent Hasler pitched one and two-thirds scoreless innings in relief of Hilton.
The three-game series concludes Thursday evening at 6:35 p.m. Evan Grills (0-2, 7.13) takes on former Major League right-hander Henderson Alvarez (0-0, 2.25). All the action can be heard locally on 93.7 FM CJNU and worldwide at www.cjnu.ca
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