Fielder powers Brewers past D-backs
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“It’s really an honor to be mentioned with a guy like Cecil, a first baseman, especially,” Fielder said. “This organization has had some great players, so it’s a big deal. It’s really cool.”
Fielder hit his 39th home run of the season Sunday to tie Cooper for the franchise record of 126 RBIs in a 5-3 victory over Arizona, completing a three-game sweep.
“We’re ready for one more (RBI) tomorrow,” Milwaukee manager Ken Macha said.
Fielder, who leads the majors in RBIs, also singled to start a four-run seventh inning off Arizona left-hander
“It’s tough,” Fielder said about facing lefties,” but I just try to have the same approach. Just see the ball and put the bat on it.”
With two outs,
“We kind of scratched and clawed a little bit,” Macha said.
Milwaukee (69-73) has won three straight after losing five of six. The
Young has six home runs in nine games, a streak that began with a three-homer game in Colorado on Sept. 6. He has 13 homers this season.
“The personal success doesn’t really matter when you don’t get the win, but it’s good for me to get that confidence back and go out and produce and help the team. I just need to keep that going,” Young said.
Arizona (62-82) has lost nine of 10 and is 20 games under .500 for the first time this season.
Scherzer does not have a decision in two starts this season against Milwaukee despite giving up one run and eight hits in 13 innings. He threw six scoreless innings in Milwaukee on April 30.
“It’s a shame for our team that we can’t find a way to win a game when your starter gives you the chances that he did,” Arizona manager
“You have to find different way to win games, and we’re not doing that. The losses are mounting, and the frustration is definitely there.
Narveson did not allow a hit in the first there innings before leaving after giving up three straight hits to open the fourth. He replaced