The Milwaukee Brewers offense has struggled to score runs of late, but Chris Carter’s three-run home run in the third inning helped knock off the Atlanta Braves 4-3 at Miller Park.
The win ended a three-game slide, a stretch where the Brewers managed to score just seven runs.
Carter’s home run is his 26th of the season and the 19th at Miller Park. The Brewers have now homered in a season-high 13 consecutive games.
Chase Anderson won for the third time in his last four outings, improving to 7-10 on the season. He worked 5 1/3 innings before giving way to the bullpen.
Manager Craig Counsell removed Anderson from the game after he has just struck out Matt Kemp.
AUDIO: Craig Counsell on his decision to pull Anderson :21
AUDIO: Craig Counsell said he has confidence in his bullpen :15
Freddie Freeman homered twice for the Braves, once in the fourth and once in the 8th. The second of which closed the game to a single run at 4-3.
The Brewers held on from there with Tyler Thornburg coming on to close out the win.
The Brewers and Braves close out the series this afternoon. Matt Garza shoots for his 3rd straight win for the Brewers.