Brewers work extra long to earn shutout sweep of Marlins
Wily Peralta. Image by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
MILWAUKEE - It took 13 innings of shutout pitching by Wily Peralta and his relievers, but the Milwaukee Brewers produced a spectacular way to sweep the Florida Marlins.
Caleb Gindl's 13th-inning home run, the first of his career, gave the Brewers a spine-tingling 1-0 win over the Marlins, producing a sweep of Florida at Miller Park.
The win had historic implications:
Caleb Gindl said on #Brewers post game it was his first walk-off home run of any kind— Joe Block (@joe_block) July 21, 2013
Though he didn't get the victory, Peralta's performance is becoming the stuff of Sabathia-like proportions, similar to the performance the 2008 Brewers ace gave that playoff team.
Peralta's ERA in the last 30 days is .92. Six starts, 39.1 IP, 4 earned runs. 4 shutouts with one CGSO.— Peter Bukowski (@BukoTime) July 21, 2013
Oh, and when it comes to that special guest the Brewers have had all weekend, the Travel Channel's Adam Richman: