Brewers 6, Marlins 0: Jonathan Lucroy went 4-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs while Yovani Gallardo pitched 6 1/3 scoreless innings as host Milwaukee blanked Miami for the second straight night.
Gallardo (8-8) allowed five hits, two walks and struck out five to improve to 5-0 lifetime against the Marlins with a 1.12 ERA. Rickie Weeks also homered and Ryan Braun knocked in two runs for Milwaukee, which has beaten Miami four of five games this season.
Derek Dietrich recorded a pair of hits for the Marlins, who have gone 24 innings without a run. Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi (2-1) yielded six runs and 10 hits over four innings, his shortest of six outings this season.
Braun drilled a two-run double to the center-field wall in the first inning as the Brewers took a 2-0 lead. Milwaukee extended its advantage in the third on Lucroy’s solo blast, which hit the glove of a leaping Giancarlo Stanton and bounded over the right-field wall.
Weeks homered to deep center to lead off the fourth before Norichika Aoki added an RBI single and Lucroy’s run-scoring double later in the inning made it 6-0. The Marlins loaded the bases with one out in the sixth before Logan Morrison grounded into a double play.
GAME NOTEBOOK: The Brewers improved to 13-3 against the Marlins at home since 2009, their best winning percentage against any National League team in that span. … Miami SS Adeiny Hechavarria was 1-for-4 and has hit safely in 14 of his 15 games in July. … The contest marked the eighth annual Negro Leagues tribute game in Milwaukee. The Brewers wore replicated uniforms of the Milwaukee Bears from 1923. Their opponents wore uniforms of the 1956-60 Triple-A Miami Marlins with a patch on a sleeve to honor Hall-of-Fame RHP Satchel Paige, who played for the Marlins from 1956-58.