Today’s Sports Stat-August 9, 2017
The Brewers last night gave up five home runs to the Minnesota Twins. It was the third time this season that the Brew Crew pitching staff has surrendered five or more HRs to an opponent (June 17 vs. San Diego and July 27 vs. Washington).
The Milwaukee pitching staff has given up five or more home runs in a game 47 times in franchise history. The team is 4-43 (.085 winning percentage) in those games.
There have been 42 games this season where a pitching staff has given up five or more home runs in a contest. The Mets and Orioles pitching staffs top the list with four such games this season. MLB teams are 3-39 in these games. Astros pitchers have surrendered five or more HRs in two games this season, but they have won both of those games.