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Giants Bats Fall Flat Vs. Brewers in Season-high Sixth Straight Loss

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    MILWAUKEE - The Giants traded one hitters' park for another. They still didn't really hit, and again, they walked away with a loss. 

    After getting swept at Coors Field, they managed just five hits and lost 4-2 to the Brewers on the first night in Miller Park. They have lost six straight games and seven of their last eight, falling six games under .500. 

    Jesus Aguilar had the game-winning double in the seventh and frustration boiled over for the Giants in the ninth. Bruce Bochy was ejected one pitch before this one ended. Here's what else you need to know... 

    -- Derek Holland was a bit wild, walking five - one intentionally - but held a very good lineup to two runs over six innings. Holland's big mistake was a fastball left over the middle in the first. Ryan Braun blasted it to left. Holland has a 2.49 ERA over his last nine starts. 

    -- Alen Hanson pulled the first pitch of the fifth inning right down the line for a game-tying homer. Hanson's .458 slugging percentage is by far the highest of any Giant.

    -- Chris Shaw entered with 10 strikeouts in 14 at-bats, but had better plate appearances on his first night in Milwaukee. He drew his first career walk in the second inning and grounded out to the right side in the fourth to bring Evan Longoria in from third. 

    -- Joe Panik booted a grounder up the middle in the eighth. That's a play he's had trouble with this year, leading to six errors in 78 games. Two years ago, when he won the Gold Glove, Panik made five errors in 126 games. 

    -- Steven Okert has been sharp since returning. He worked past the error, striking out the next three Brewers he faced. 

    -- Josh Hader got booed at AT&T Park last month. He's had a much better go of it at home, and he was dominant Friday, striking out five in two scoreless innings.