MIAMI – Jace Peterson walked against Anthony Bender with the bases loaded in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1.
After starters Corbin Burnes and Pablo López dueled for seven innings, ex-Marlins star Christian Yelich reached on a leadoff single against Tanner Scott in the ninth.
Scott hit Luis Urías and surrendered pinch-hitter Tyrone Taylor’s single to right that loaded the bases.
Bender relieved and struck out Hunter Renfroe before walking Peterson on four pitches.
Devin Williams pitched a perfect eighth and Josh Hader closed with a perfect ninth for his 13th save.