Garneau, Tigers complete 2-game sweep of contending Brewers

Dustin Garneau homered and drove in two runs, rookie Matt Manning mixed with the bullpen on a 3-hitter and the Detroit Tigers beat the Milwaukee Brewers Four-1 on Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep.

Milwaukee’s magic quantity to clinch the NL Central remained at 5 once they dropped a couple to the Tigers following a five-game profitable streak.

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Garneau knocked within the go-ahead run within the 5th with a sacrifice fly. He lofted his fourth homer with two out within the 7th.

Derek Hill, who drove within the lone run in Detroit’s 1-Zero, 11-inning victory over Milwaukee on Tuesday, provided an RBI triple. Miguel Cabrera added a run-scoring double.

Manning (Four-6) gave up a run on two hits and struck out a career-high six over six innings in his 15th get started. He accumulated his first victory since Aug. 12 whilst the Tigers notched their 5th win in six video games.

Michael Fulmer recorded 4 strikeouts right through the closing two innings whilst notching his 9th save.

Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff (Nine-Nine) gave up 3 runs on 4 hits and struck out seven in six innings. Lorenzo Cain knocked in Milwaukee’s run with a second-inning double.

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The Tigers recorded their 70th victory of the season. They haven’t reached that general since they completed 86-75 in 2016.

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Brewers: RHP Adrian Houser (Nine-6, three.25) will get started the opener of a three-game sequence in opposition to the Chicago Cubs on Friday, which additionally kicks off a 10-game homestand. Houser has no longer allowed an earned run in his two September begins, spanning 15 innings.

Tigers: LHP Tyler Alexander (2-2, Four.09 ERA) will get started the opener of a four-game sequence at Tampa Bay. Alexander confronted the Rays on Friday in his closing get started, permitting one run on 5 hits in Four 0.33 innings.

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