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The first inning saw a big answer to the win from last night. hit a triple. Ryan Braun got to second on a fielder's choice and an error by , gaining an RBI in the process. hit a single and batted in Braun, leaving the leading 2-0.
The game was pretty uneventful until the bottom of the third, when Prince Fielder stole second. In the bottom of the fourth, Frank Catalanotto hit his first home run as a Brewer to deep right center. JJ Hardy then tripled to deep center field. Mike Burns got his first major league hit and RBI, allowing Hardy to score, but tried to push a single into a double at the wrong time. Nevertheless, the strength of the Brewers bats led to the Dodgers replacing pitcher Jeff Weaver with, who hadn't pitched since the end of April.
At the top of the fifth inning, the Dodgers showed that they were paying attention. Rafael Furcal andboth homered to deep right, racking up three runs total. At the top of the sixth, Mike Burns was pulled and replaced with Seth McClung. In the top of the eighth, struck out three batters in a row, retiring the side.
It didn't end up being a game without Hart. In the bottom of the eighth inning,came in to pinch hit for Frank Catalanotto. The Dodgers answered that substitution with their own, bringing in former Brewer Guillermo Mota. Hart struck out, but JJ Hardy hit a 2 RBI double, tacking on two insurance runs. In the top of the ninth, Hells Bells himself came in to pitch. No bells were heard, though, since the three batters up all hit ground outs.