By Nick Freimuth
Eric Thames hit his 11th home run of the season to help lift the Brewers to a 9-1 win over the Reds Tuesday. The Major League leading Thames was quoted after the game after a drug test that, “I’ll be here every day. I have a lot of blood and urine.” Thames has heard the steroid question or allegation a few times already this season and he seemingly has no worries after his comment last night.
Jonathan Villarhad a big night in the lead off spot. He tallied four RBI. Herman Perez added thee more RBI including his third home run of the season. Zach Davies pitched five innings of shutout baseball to earn his second win of the season (2-2).Tommy Milone earned the save for his three inning outing out of the bullpen.
The third and final game of the series with Cincinnati will start at 12:40 PM today.