Brewers Score 10 runs in First Inning
Posted April 18, 2010on:
On Sunday afternoon, the Milwaukee Brewers scored 10 runs in the first inning against the Washington Nationals. Jason Marquis started for the Nationals and didn’t record an out. Rickie Weeks and Craig Counsell singled to start the game. Ryan Braun then drove in Weeks on a single of his own, with Counsell advancing to second. Prince Fielder was then hit by a pitch, loading the bases. Casey McGehee walked, scoring Counsell. Jim Edmonds was then hit by a pitch, scoring Braun. Greg Zaun singled, scoring Fielder. Marquis was then replaced by Miguel Batista. Carlos Gomez hit an infield single, scoring McGehee. Pitcher Doug Davis hit a sacrifice fly to center field, scoring Edmonds. Weeks then came up for the second time in the inning and walked, once again loading the bases. Craig Counsell then came up and hit a grad slam to make it 10-0 Brewers. Prince Fielder then struck out for the second out of the inning. Casey McGehee then grounded out to second to end the inning. This is the fifth time in franchise history that the Brewers have scored 10 runs in one inning, and the first time that it has happened in the first inning.