Three batters into Thursday night’s game against Atlanta, the Milwaukee Brewers were trailing 2-0. Good times for the Braves didn’t last much longer. Starter Jhoulys Chacin slammed the door, allowing just three hits over his seven innings on the mound while Milwaukee roared back for a 7-2 win. Chacin spoke about his game plan for the braves.
Hernan Perez was three-for-four with a home run and two runs batted in, just about hitting the cycle in the process.
Dan Jennings pitched the final two innings to earn his first save. Manager Craig Counsell is very happy with how his starting pitchers have been performing as of late.
The Brewers move a game-and-a-half ahead of the Chicago Cubs in the Central Division standings. Rookie Freddy Peralta starts tonight’s home game against the Braves as Milwaukee tries to extend its winning streak to five-in-a-row.