Jake Irvin took the mound for last night’s series opener in Milwaukee, WI’s American Family Field unbeaten in his previous 11 starts, with a 3.57 ERA, a 5.27 FIP, and a .253/.246/.312 line against in 60 innings pitched over that stretch.
Irvin, 26, was coming off a six-inning, 88-pitch outing against LA’s Dodgers in D.C., which saw the rookie starter give up one run on three hits in a 7-6 win, in which he received no decision.
“He’s been really, really good,” manager Davey Martinez told reporters. “And he’s building confidence. I can see the growth in him.