On a rainy night in Philadelphia, the Milwaukee Brewers scored a pair of 8th inning runs to come from behind to beat the Phillies 4-3.
Aramis Ramirez singled to drive in the tying run and Adam Lind walked with the bases loaded to give the Brewers the winning run to win for the 6th time in the last 8 games.
The Brewers then escaped jams in both the 8th and 9th innings to hang on for the win. Francisco Rodriguez worked the 9th to earn his 17th save in as many chances this season. Rodriguez has also saved 22 straight games, dating back to last season.
Ramirez drove in three runs in all and Ryan Braun added four more hits against the Phillies. Braun has a .438 career batting average (42 for 96) with 10 homers and 25 rbi’s in 24 games at Philadelphia.
Rookie Taylor Jungmann got the start on the mound and battled through six innings. He allowed five hits and three runs with two walks and four strikeouts. Jungmann worked through a couple of early jams to work his way out of trouble.
Kyle Lohse (4-9) pitches the third game of the series for the Brewers tonight. Aaron Harang (4-10) gets the start for the Phillies (6:05 p.m.).