Wily Peralta (0-3, 8.35 ERA) and the Milwaukee Brewers (7-11) go up against Jerad Eickhoff (1-2, 1.89 ERA) and the Philadelphia Phillies (9-9) in the last of a three-game series at Miller Park. The Phillies won the last game 10-6, and Philadelphia leads the series 2-0. The game starts at 2:10 p.m. ET on Sunday, Apr. 24 and will air on CSPh and FSWI.
In his last start, Peralta pitched 5.0 innings, allowing two runs, striking out two and walking four in a 6-5 victory over the Twins. Chris Carter (.281, 9 Rs, 5 HRs, 15 RBIs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 2 for 3 with one run, one home run, and one RBI. The Phillies were unsuccessful the last time Eickhoff pitched. He had a good outing, pitching 7.0 innings, giving up two runs, striking out nine and walking three in a 5-2 loss to the Mets. Maikel Franco (.299, 6 Rs, 5 HRs, 12 RBIs) has been hitting the ball well for the Phillies, going 3 for 5 yesterday with one run, one home run, and four RBIs.
The odds are Milwaukee -110 for this game and the Over/Under (O/U) is 8.5 at the moment.
The previous two games have all gone Philadelphia's way.
Predictions: SU Winner - MIL
Philadelphia has won 43% (3-4) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Milwaukee has won 50% (3-3) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Phillies are coming into this meeting after a high-scoring game where they scored an impressive 10 runs. The Brewers have a 0-3 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they are outhit, the Brewers are 1-11. The Phillies have a 3-7 record when opponents outhit them.
Both Milwaukee and Philadelphia are tied at 16th in home runs, hitting 17 this season.
Milwaukee and Philadelphia both rank near the bottom of the league in hits. Milwaukee sits at 29th with 7.17 hits per game and Philadelphia ranks 26th with 7.39.
Philadelphia ranks near the bottom at 26th with an OPS of .658.
When the Phillies allow at least one home run, they are 4-7. When the Brewers allow one or more homers, they have a 7-10 record.