The Milwaukee Brewers coughed up a late inning lead and fell to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 7-3 at Miller Park.
The Brewers grabbed an early 1-0 lead when Hernan Perez clubbed his second home run of the season.
The Angels answered by taking the lead in the third inning against Brewers starter Zach Davies. Rafael Ortega struck first with an RBI single and Mike Trout followed with an RBI triple.
Consecutive fifth inning singles by Jonathan Villar, Alex Presley and Ryan Braun tied the score 2-2.
The Brewers loaded the bases in the sixth and Perez scored on a wild pitch, to give the Brewers a 3-2 lead.
Starter Zach Davies worked six innings, allowing just two runs on five hits and left with the lead. But the Brewers bullpen gave it up on the 8th.
Tyler Thornburg had an 0-2 count on Mike Trout when he lifted a home run to right field. pinch hitter C.J. Cron added a rbi double to allow the Angels take the lead for good.
Thornburg took the loss. For Davies, it was his first quality start of the season and third straight from Brewers pitchers.
The Brewers had more chances to score runs, but finished 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position.
The Brewers saw their winning streak end at three games, but still took 2 of 3 from the Angels in the series. They’ll play the next seven games on the road, starting with a four game series in Cincinnati.