Result: The Brewers routed the Mets, 9-1, in their series opener on Thursday at Miller Park.
Need to Know: Dillon Gee struggled for his second straight outing, surrendering six runs and six hits in five innings. Jonathan Lucroy’s first-inning home run was the first of three Milwaukee dingers, and the Brewers broke the game open with four runs in the second inning.
Lucas Duda drove in the Mets’ lone run with a seventh-inning home run.
Game Ball: Matt Garza. The Brewers starter allowed just two hits, including Duda’s dinger, in eight innings, picking up his seventh win of the season.
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What’s Next: Game two of the four-game set will be Friday night with Zack Wheeler (5-8, 3.78) getting the ball for the Mets. The Brewers will counter with Yovani Gallardo (5-5, 3.79). First pitch will be at 8:10 p.m.