Milwaukee has been making the most of a makeshift lineup all season. Ryan Braun’s suspension and a Yovani Gallardo hamstring injury have only made things worse in the last week.
The Brewers' young replacement players finally showed their inexperience in a 6-1 loss to the Cubs yesterday. A rain delay spanning just over an hour prolonged the obvious.
Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson had Milwaukee’s number while Brewers starter Wily Peralta was hit hard all day.
The Brewers have the day off today before opening a three game home stand against the Washington Nationals.