Nobody can say the Milwaukee Brewers went down without a fight in 2013.
In what might have been their most interesting game of the season they overcame a first-inning benches-clearing fracas sparked by Carlos Gomez to record their fourth shutout of the Atlanta Braves 4-0 at Turner Field.
Kyle Lohse pitched a gem of a game going the distance for the second time in his last three starts while allowing the Braves just two hits while not issuing a walk in an economical 89-pitch outing.
The fireworks popped off quickly in this one.
One out into the game Gomez hit a booming solo home run to left off Paul Maholm. Gomez stood and watched the ball fly out initially before starting a slow jog to first base while also yelling at Maholm.
As Gomez rounded first he also had words with Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman. He continued around second and jawed some more with Maholm as he headed to third.
Gomez rounded third and headed for home where he was stopped about 20 feet short of the p...