W: Wandy Rodriguez (5-2)
L: Yovani Gallardo (4-2)
S: Chris Sampson (2)
HR: Mike Cameron (8), Miguel Tejada (3)
MVP: Casey McGehee (+.080)
LVP: Yovani Gallardo (-.223)
Win Expectancy Graph
So this is what losing feels like. I had almost forgotten.
This one was over early. Gallardo allowed runs in the first, second and third, digging the Brewers a 4-0 hole that they couldn't climb out of. Yovani was not sharp tonight, allowing six earned runs on seven hits and two walks in five innings. The Brewers scored three in the ninth to bring it back to 6-4, but fell just short.
Mike Cameron hit a solo home run in the fourth inning, and it was the only time all night the Brewers could do any damage against Wandy Rodriguez, who gave up just six hits and a walk over seven innings, striking out five.
The bright spot offensively for the Brewers was perhaps the least likely option: Casey McGehee, who started at second base for the second consecutive night and went 2-for-3 with a walk and his first double of the season.McGehee, Mat Gamel (+.075), Mike Cameron (+.013) and Jorge Julio (+.004) were the only other Brewers with a positive WPA on the night.