Somehow, Kyle Lohse had to settle down after both benches and bullpens had cleared before he even took the mound Wednesday night. The veteran right-hander was not only able to restore order to the game, but he did so in impressive fashion.
Making his final start of the season, Lohse became the first Brewers pitcher to record a shutout in under 90 pitches since 1992, two-hitting the Atlanta Braves in Milwaukee's 4-0 victory Wednesday night.
"That was impressive," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "His command was unbelievable. He was down in the zone, worked ahead, threw strikes, mixed speeds well -- that really was fun to watch."
Chaos erupted early in Wednesday's game, as Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez homered in the top of the first inning and set off a series of events when he stood and watched the ball too long. Gomez exchanged words with Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman and catcher Brian McCann blocked his way to home plate, causing the benches and bullpens to clea...