Jones had four hits, including two home runs, and 5 rbi's as the Braves came from behind to win. With the Brewers up 7-5 in the 8th, Carlos Villanueva, who had made two straight successful relief appearances in the first two games of the series, couldn't hold the Brewers down yesterday. Villanueva allowed 3 runs as the Braves rebounded for the 8-7 win.
Ryan Braun clubbed a pair of two run homers and Mike Cameron added a 2-run blast to put the Brewers in front 7-5. The Brewers still had a chance to tie the game when pinch hitter Casey McGehee led off the 9th with a walk. But Brewers manager Ken Macha decided not to bunt and .216 hitter Jason Kendall hit into a3-6-3 double play. Macha went on to explain, “I live by the adage that you play for the win on the road and the tie at home.
Braves pitching phenom Tommy Hanson, making his major-league debut, held the Brewers hitless for 3 innings, but the Brewers bats were able to get to him the second time through the order.
The Brewers are off today before opening a series against Colorado at Miller Park on Tuesday night.