National League Game Summary - Philadelphia at Milwaukee|
(Friday, June 7th)
Final Score: Milwaukee 5, Philadelphia 4
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Aramis Ramirez's RBI single in the bottom of
the ninth lifted the Milwaukee Brewers over the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4, in
the second test of a four-game series.
Jeremy Horst (0-2), who recorded the final out in the eighth, stayed on to
pitch the ninth for the Phillies with the score tied at four. Jean Segura
reached base on an infield single, moved to third on Ryan Braun's base hit to
center and scored the game-winning run on Ramirez's hit to left.
Milwaukee, which had lost four of five coming in, scored the final five runs
of the game.
Yuniesky Betancourt, Alfredo Figaro and Segura each had an RBI for the
Brewers, who went 2-for-13 with runners in scoring position.
Figaro got the start for Milwaukee and gave up four runs on seven hits while
striking out six over 5 1/3 innings. Francisco Rodriguez (1-0) tossed a
perfect ninth to pick up his first win of the season.
Erik Kratz hit a two-run homer for the Phillies, who had a five-game winning
streak snapped. Delmon Young and Jimmy Rollins added an RBI apiece.
Philadelphia starter Cliff Lee allowed four runs -- three earned -- on eight
hits while striking out nine over seven innings. Despite getting a no-
decision, the left-hander is 5-0 over his last seven starts.
"[Lee] is one of the best in the business, and he has been for a while,"
Ramirez said. "Any time you come back against a guy like that, it boosts your
The Phillies jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning. John Mayberry
doubled to left-center field and raced home on Rollins' base hit to the same
Philadelphia tacked on three more runs in the fourth. Domonic Brown doubled
down the right-field line, moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on
Young's single to right. Kratz followed with a two-run homer to left-center
field to make it 4-0.
The Brewers, who left men in scoring position over the first three frames,
scored a pair of runs in the home portion of the fourth. Carlos Gomez walked
and Rickie Weeks singled to get things started. Betancourt followed with an
RBI double off the wall in left-center field. Figaro's RBI groundout cut the
gap to 4-2. Betancourt got caught in a rundown between third and home when
Norichika Aoki hit a grounder to third. Segura grounded out to keep it a two-
The home team scored two more runs in the seventh to make it 4-4. Aoki led off
with a walk and raced home on Segura's triple down the right-field line.
Segura also crossed the plate on the play due to Freddy Galvis' throwing
"Yeah, I'm not very happy about that to be honest with you," Lee said of the
walks. "Especially there in the seventh, the leadoff walk obviously ended up
scoring and I've got to do a better job of making him earn his way on base."
Lee has lasted at least seven innings in each of his last seven starts ...
Figaro made his second start of the season ... The Phillies went 2-for-6 with
runners in scoring position and stranded five ... The Brewers had 11 hits.
06/08 02:17:56 ET