Matt Kemp clubbed his 7th home run of the season and the Los Angeles Dodgers avoided a 3-game sweep by beating the Milwaukee
Brewers 4-3 on Thursday afternoon at Miller Park.
Jerry Hairston Jr. made a pair of big late defensive plays and Javy Guerra pitched a scoreless ninth, his 6th save in 7 chances this season to help preserve the victory.
Ryan Braun went hitless for the Brewers and finished 0 for 11 in the series. He struck out in his final two at-bats today.
Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez is starting to slowly heat up. After clubbing his first Brewers home run on Wednesday night, he had two more hits on Thursday. Travis Ishikawa also had two hits and two rbi’s.
Lefty Randy Wolf (0-2) went 6-innings and allowed 4-runs on 7-hits in taking the loss. Dodger starter Aaron Harang (1-1) also worked 6-innings, allowing 3-runs on 8-hits with a walk and 4-strikeouts to pick up the win.
The Brewers continue their home stand Friday night against the Colorado Rockies.