ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Diamondbacks bullpen blows 2 late leads in extra-inning loss to Brewers

Oct 3, 2022, 8:48 PM
Joe Mantiply #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Mil...
Joe Mantiply #35 of the Arizona Diamondbacks throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on October 03, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hunter Renfroe homered in a ninth-inning comeback and singled home the winning run in the 10th but the Milwaukee Brewers were eliminated from postseason contention on Monday night despite a 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Brewers knew at the start of the night they could earn the NL’s final wild-card spot only if they won their last three games while Philadelphia lost three straight. Milwaukee’s chances ended nine minutes after their walk-off when the Phillies (87-73) beat the Houston Astros 3-0 to clinch the National League’s third and final wild card.

Milwaukee (85-75) trailed 4-1 before tying the game in the ninth with help from an Arizona fielding miscue.

Renfroe led off the ninth with a homer off Joe Mantiply, and Christian Yelich followed with a single. After Andrew McCutchen lined to center, Kolten Wong walked.

The runners advanced to third and second when Mantiply retired Rowdy Tellez on a bouncer to first. Victor Caratini then hit a hard grounder that got past first baseman Christian Walker, with both Yelich and Wong coming home on the error.

Sergio Alcántara had a homer and three RBIs for Arizona, and Cooper Hummel also homered. Yelich went deep for the Brewers.

Renfroe led off the ninth with a homer off Joe Mantiply, and Yelich followed with a single. After Andrew McCutchen lined to center, Kolten Wong walked.

The runners advanced to third and second when Rowdy Tellez bounced out to first. Victor Caratini then hit a hard grounder that got past first baseman Christian Walker, with both Yelich and Wong coming home on the error.

Reyes Moronta replaced Mantiply at that point and retired Jace Peterson on a grounder to second.

Daulton Varsho’s one-out single off Brad Boxberger (4-3) brought home automatic runner Cooper Hummel to help Arizona regain the lead in the top of the 10th.

Milwaukee responded in the bottom half of the inning.

After Omar Narváez drew a leadoff walk from Moronta (2-2), Willy Adames lined a single to right that scored Peterson from second and advanced Narváez to third. Renfroe then lined a single to left to end the game.

Sergio Alcántara had a homer and three RBIs for Arizona, and Cooper Hummel also homered. Yelich went deep for the Brewers.

Arizona wasted an exceptional outing from Tommy Henry, who struck out five and allowed one run and three hits in 6 1/3 innings.

Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff allowed two runs and one walk while striking out seven in six innings. He has given up just seven runs over 39 innings in his last six starts.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Brewers RHP Justin Topa went on the injured list with a bruised left ankle. The Brewers recalled RHP Jake Cousins from Triple-A Nashville.

UP NEXT

RHP Zac Gallen (12-3, 2.46 ERA) pitches for Arizona and LHP Eric Lauer (10-7, 3.83) starts for Milwaukee as this series continues Tuesday night.

First pitch is scheduled for 4:40 p.m. on ESPN 620 AM / 98.7 FM HD-2.

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Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Tommy Henry throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Tommy Henry throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Tommy Henry throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Tommy Henry throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich is congratulatedf in the dugout after hitting a home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Cooper Hummel reacts after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Cooper Hummel hits a home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Cooper Hummel reacts after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Sergio Alcantara hits an RBI sacrifice fly during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Luis Urias hits a double during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Tyrone Taylor hits a single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Christian Walker hits a double during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Sergio Alcantara reacts after hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Sergio Alcantara hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Sergio Alcantara hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Sergio Alcantara is congratulated after hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Taylor Rogers throws during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Brent Suter throws during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Willy Adames can't catch a ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Sergio Alcantara during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Victor Caratini hits a single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. Two runs scored on the play. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Kolten Wong scores past Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Cooper Hummel during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Kolten Wong scores past Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Cooper Hummel during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Kolten Wong scores past Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Cooper Hummel during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Willy Adames hits an RBI single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Kolten Wong scores past Arizona Diamondbacks left fielder Cooper Hummel during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Willy Adames hits an RBI single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Arizona Diamondbacks' Daulton Varsho hits an RBI single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Hunter Renfroe hits a walk-off single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Hunter Renfroe reacts after hitting a walk-off single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Hunter Renfroe is congratulated after hitting a walk-off single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Hunter Renfroe is congratulated after hitting a walk-off single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Hunter Renfroe is congratulated after hitting a walk-off single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Hunter Renfroe reacts after hitting a walk-off single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Milwaukee Brewers' Hunter Renfroe hits a walk-off single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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