W: Dave Bush (4-7)
L: Kevin Mulvey (0-1) - first career decision
MVP: Dave Bush (+.130)
LVP: Ryan Braun (-.029)
Win Expectancy Graph
Dave Bush had his second good start in a row tonight, striking out eleven and allowing one run in seven innings as the Diamondbacks flailed away at almost everything he threw. It was the fourth time in his career he reached double digits in strikeouts. Mitch Stetter pitched a scoreless eighth and Todd Coffey pitched the ninth, delaying John Axford's debut for at least one more day. Coffey allowed a run for the fourth time in his last five games.
Meanwhile, the Brewers offense ran right over Kevin Mulvey. While WPA credits Dave Bush as the team MVP, Casey McGehee probably deserves the honor for his 4 hit, 2 HR, 6 RBI night. He took the rookie RBI lead away from Gerardo Parra and certainly strengthened his case for Rookie of the Year. He wasn't alone, though, as every position player contributed at least one hit. Ryan Braun was 2-4 with an RBI but still wound up the LVP. Prince Fielder also went 2 for 4 and Mike Cameron was 3 for 5. The Brewers now have 29 hits in Arizona after mustering only 33 hits in their previous six games.