Brewers Suffer 2nd Straight Walk-Off Loss After Trading Josh Hader

Well, this isn't going the way the Milwaukee Brewers had hoped when they traded away the best closer in baseball. For the second straight day, the Brewers' new-look bullpen blew a late-inning lead and were walked-off by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

"The Milwaukee Brewers insist they're not suffering from some sort of a Josh Hader hangover. Sure looks like it though," writes reporter Will Graves. 

The Brew Crew are now 0-3 since trading four-time All-Star Josh Hader, with Matt Bush uncorking a wild pitch in the 10th inning of Thursday's game, allowing Bryan Reynolds to score the winning run.

The day before, presumed new Brewers closer Devin Williams surrendered a leadoff homer to Reynolds in the 9th to lose that game 8-7.

Are the Brewers rattled by the loss of Hader? Starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff, who started Thursday's game, says that just can't be the case. 

“When you come to the baseball field, regardless of who is in this room, this is our team and we’ve got a dang good team,” Woodruff said. “We’re here for each other, we’re going to play for each other and we can’t do anything about (who is in the room and who is not) other than going out and doing our job.”

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