Thames hits 9th, 10th HRs as Brewers beat Reds 11-7

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Jesus Aguilar started five of the Brewers' first eight games at first base, while Thames started the other three at first and once in the outfield. "I have lots of blood and urine", Thames said.

"If people keep thinking I'm on stuff, I'll be here every day", he said. Manager Craig Counsell said the injury wasn't serious and Thames reiterated that afterward, much to the relief of Brewers fans everywhere.

Eric Thames was drug tested again tonight.

Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames celebrates his two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Milwaukee.

Cain (2-0) allowed two hits, struck out three and walked one and has been a steady presence in San Francisco's rotation so far. In 2012, he spent the season with the Seattle Mariners, where he hit.220 and smashed 6 homers over the span of 40 games.

Anyhow, Thames hit his 11th home run of 2017 on Tuesday, and after doing so he was subjected to his second random drug test of the still-young season. Zach Davies pitched five innings of shutout baseball to earn his second win of the season (2-2).Tommy Milone earned the save for his three inning outing out of the bullpen. In the first two games of the series, Perez has gone 5-for-7 with a double, two triples, two home runs and seven RBIs. Scott Schebler hit a pair of solo homers, while Joey Votto and Adam Duvall also went deep for the Reds, who were outscored 29-12 in the series.

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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames left the game against the Cincinnati Reds in the top of the eighth on Wednesday. The left-hander received only four runs of support in his first four starts combined. Yes, it's early, but that's an absurd start to the season.

Ryan Braun snapped out of a 5-for-22 slump with a two-run double and a single off Rookie Davis (0-1), helping the Brewers improve to 6-1 against the Reds this year. Said he should be OK and in lineup on Friday. He was hit on the right forearm by a pitch while batting on April 11.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Brewers are -136 money line favorites versus the Reds, who have odds of +123 to pull off the upset in Milwaukee this afternoon.

Franco connected off Wei-Yen Chen (2-1) in the third inning with a shot to left-center for a 4-2 lead.

"Any time you take the mound, you want to have a good outing regardless of coming off the DL or not", Davis said. He is 4-0 with a 0.91 ERA in his last seven starts against NY dating to June 21, 2015.