Brewers starting pitcher Ariel Pena (2-1) was touched up for three earned runs on five hits and two walks over 4 1/3 innings in Friday's loss to the Cubs. He struck out six batters during the contest.Pena has failed to pitch into the sixth inning in any of his first five big-league starts, but has shown some promise, averaging 9.25 K/9. His next test will be to further limit his walks, having allowed three in 9.1 inning in his past two outings after surrendering 10 in 15 inning in his first three starts of the season.
Brewers starter Ariel Pena allowed three runs on six hits and a walk across five innings in a no-decision against the Cardinals on Friday. He struck out five. Pena has now gone five innings exactly in four straight starts and has not allowed more than three runs in any one of them. What's really impressive is that he has only allowed 19 hits in 23 innings while striking out 21. This may be a guy to keep an eye on in the future, but he simply doesn't go deep enough into games for consideration this year.
Brewers pitcher Ariel Pena took a no-decision in a solid start Tuesday against the Cardinals, as he allowed one run on four hits and three walks over five innings. He also struck out five. Pena ran out of gas in the sixth, as he allowed a pair of runners to reach and then the bullpen let in the only run charged to Pena all night. It was Pena's best major league appearance yet, as he got 14 swinging strikes from Cardinals hitters in 92 pitches and drew six ground balls. His ERA dropped to 3.46.
The Brewers will turn to pitcher Ariel Pena to start Tuesday's game against the Cardinals, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Pena has produced a 4.50 ERA over eight innings this season.
Brewers rookie Ariel Pena made his Major League debut on Saturday, and the youngster picked up the win in the 7-3 victory over the Reds. Pena was summoned to take over on the mound in the third inning, following a 1:33 rain delay. He allowed two runs on two hits over three innings. Meanwhile, the Brewers put up seven runs in support of the youngster, as they went on to win 7-3.