Brewers 7, Blue Jays 6

June 18, 2012; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun (right) scores on a double by Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez (not pictured) as Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia (left) is late with the tag in the second inning at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-US PRESSWIRE

Win: Vulture Kameron Loe (4-2)
Loss: Robert Coello (0-1)

HR: Brett Lawrie (6), Edwin Encarnacion (18), Jose Bautista (20), Aramis Ramirez (8)

MVP: Aramis Ramirez (+.373)
LVP: Loe (-.311)
S: John Axford (12)

Fangraphs Win Expectancy Graph


Well this game got off to an inauspicious beginning for Randy Wolf and the Brewers as Brett Lawrie hit a leadoff home run. But Wolf settled down from there and the offense gave him another lead when he left the game.

Unfortunately for Wolf, he'll once again go winless as Kam Loe gave up a game-tying, three-run home run to Jose Bautista shortly after Wolf's exit, ensuring another no decision. As Adam McCalvy put it, "Randy Wolf's teammates are just killin' him. Blown save in 3 straight starts, 4 of last 5 and 5 of last 8."

Rickie Weeks and Nyjer Morgan continued to show signs of life at the plate - Weeks was 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and Morgan was 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored.

After Lawrie's homer, the Brewers answered quickly when Morgan and Ryan Braun singles were followed by a Ramirez walk. Weeks' two-RBI single gave the Brewers the lead before Wolf had to re-take the mound

They blew the game more wide-open in the second when Edwin Maysonet hit a one-out double, followed by a Randy Wolf single. Roenicke then pulled another safety squeeze, as Aoki put down a perfect bunt and Maysonet scored while the Blue Jays failed to record an out. Morgan walked and a Braun fielder's choice led to another run before Aramis Ramirez hit a two-run double. 6-1 Brewers.

But being Randy Wolf and the Brewers, the Blue Jays chipped back. Edwin Encarnacion hit a huge home run that the Brewers said was 463 feet, but will probably come back tomorrow as longer, since it hit a good portion of the way up Bernie's slide

Wolf left the game after 6 1/3 having allowed three runs on 102 pitches with six strikeouts.

Aramis Ramirez completed his 3-for-3 with a walk and three RBI game when he hit what was originally called a foul ball but was eventually overturned and called a home run. That run was the difference in the game.

Craig Coshun tells us that there have been nine home runs calls reviewed at Miller Park and tonight's for Ramirez was the first call to be overturned.

K-Rod and Axford pitched scoreless innings and the Brewers walked away with the win. Braun extended his hitting streak to 13 games, as well as furthering his Interleague hitting streak

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