MILWAUKEE It had been some time since everything clicked at once for the Milwaukee Brewers. Struggles in one facet of the game would lead to the demise of the others.
At long last, the Brewers got a well-pitched game, the offense put up a crooked number and the defense made big plays in a 9-1 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.
It all added up to one of Milwaukee's best all-around performances of the season, as Kyle Lohse went eight innings for his second win of the season, extending the Brewers' winning streak to three games.
After the Phillies put two on with one out in the first inning, Brewers right fielder Norichika Aoki gunned Michael Young out at the plate as he tried to score on a Ryan Howard single. From then on, Lohse was in complete control.
He faced the minimum from that point until Phillies catcher Humberto Quintero broke the shutout with a solo home run with two outs in the eighth.
"All of his pitches, he got working," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said...