Brewers turn triple play in win over Dodgers
By Sports Network
The defensive formula of a triple play and four double plays, and eight shutout innings from Randy Wolf, sent the Brewers to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Milwaukee had six hits Monday night, but half of them were solo homers, from Ryan Braun in the fourth inning, a pinch-hit shot from Jonathan Lucroy in the eighth and a blast from Corey Hart in the same frame.
Wolf (10-8) scattered six hits, fanned five and yielded a season-high five walks, but managed to win his fourth straight start thanks to some great defense in the opener of this four-game series.
The NL Central Division leading Brewers have won four in a row and 17 of their last 19 contests and widened their lead to six games over second-place St. Louis.
Ted Lilly (7-13) was the hard-luck loser for a third straight start, as he allowed two hits and a run over seven frames. The lefty, who walked two and fanned six, has given up four runs over his last three outings.
Juan Rivera had two hits for the Dodgers, who swept a three-game series at home from Houston over the weekend by a combined 14-1 margin.