Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Brewers, Dodgers to open set at Miller Park

A week after playing a four-game series jam packed with close games in Los Angeles, the Brewers and Dodgers will do it again, opening up a three-game series at Miller Park on Tuesday.
During the June 16-19 series, three games were decided in the winner's final at-bat. The Brewers took the first game on a Jonathan Villar two-run home run before the Dodgers walked off twice.
Chase Anderson is expected to make his return to the rotation for the Brewers. Manager Craig Counsell utilized the team's three off-days during an eight-day stretch, giving Anderson additional rest by skipping his turn in the rotation last week.
Rookie Julio Urias will make his seventh big league start for Los Angeles, looking for his first win. He threw a season-high 94 pitches in his most recent start on Wednesday against the Nationals.
Three things to know about this game
• Brewers pitching may be a welcome sight for Justin Turner. The Dodgers' third baseman went 7-for-14 with three homers and seven RBIs in the last series between the teams.
• Anderson was on a roll on the mound before the team's recent road trip, when he gave up 11 runs in 7 1/3 innings. In his start at Dodger Stadium, Anderson gave up seven runs in just 2 1/3 innings. The right-hander was 3-1 with a 2.03 ERA over his previous five starts before running into problems.
• Urias faced the Crew on June 17 and delivered his best start to date. The left-hander went five scoreless innings, scattering five hits and fanning eight.

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