MILWAUKEE It looked like the Milwaukee Brewers were ready to set it to cruise control and ride to their fourth straight victory as they headed into the seventh inning of Tuesday's game with a 9-2 lead.
But, as Marco Estrada left the game with a comfortable lead, the Brewers' easy ride to a win came to a screeching halt for an all-too-familiar reason.
It started with Jose Veras, as the Brewers reliever was only able to manage one out, while loading the bases and giving up two runs in the process. He left the field to boos, as left-hander Manny Parra took over for 23 of an inning, managing to get out of it with just one extra run.
Unfortunately for Milwaukee, the bullpen woes didn't stop there. Kameron Loe followed Veras' effort in the seventh inning by allowing four earned runs in the eighth, including a two-run home run to John Buck.
Now, having watched his team's lead fall from seven runs to two runs, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke brought in Francisco Rodriguez, whom he'd hope...