The Brewers lost in extras, but they had a lot of good going for them before that happened. Jimmy Nelson for one thing, who pitched brilliantly despite being betrayed by his bullpen and a lack of run support.
But he wasn’t betrayed by his defense. Specifically by the double play combination of Scooter Gennett and Jonathan Villar who did the old shovel pass/barehand number to turn a sweet double play in the top of the third innings. Watch:
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