Don’t Let the Brewers’ Loss Make You Forget How Filthy Freddy Peralta Was Last Night
Milwaukee Brewers dropped their sixth game in their last eight last night losing to the St. Louis Cardinals. The game was absolutely stupid. One of the dumbest games I can remember this season. Milwaukee left 14 on base. But the Brewers could not seem to get anything to fall in the outfield. The Cardinals’ devil magic was alive and well at American Family Field last night. Regardless of that, Freddy Peralta was in his bag last night on the mound. He dominated the Cardinals’ bats and is doing some things that Milwaukee hasn’t seen from a starting pitcher.
That was Freddy Peralta's third start this season of at least 5 innings and only 1 hit allowed. Only two other Brewers have done that in a season: Skip Lockwood (1972), Jhoulys Chacin (2018). No Brewers pitcher has done it four times in one season. Peralta has started six games.
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Peralta went seven innings, one hit allowed, one walk, and eight strikeouts in 97 pitches. Could he have gone into the eighth inning? Maybe. It’s not like Craig Counsell to put his guys out there for too long. I’m not going to blame him for that. Devin Williams needs to shut the door in the eighth as well as the Brewers need to drive in more than one run. It’s not up to Freddy to finish it for the Brewers. He is a young pitcher, and there is a long way to go in the season.