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W: Matt Capps (2-5)
L: Mitch Stetter (2-1)

HR: Ryan Braun (18), Casey McGehee (7), Ryan Doumit 2 (4), Andrew McCutchen (3), Garrett Jones (9), Brandon Moss (5)

MVP: Mike Cameron (+.212)
LVP: Jeff Suppan (-.371)

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If the Brewers won this one, we'd call it a "classic." Instead, I'll just make the recap quick so we can get onto the off day and start talking about the Braves series.

The Brewers came back and nearly won despite a poor outing from Jeff Suppan, who allowed five runs on four home runs in 3.1 innings. A shorthanded bullpen kept the Brewers in the game for several innings, but after the Brewers blew a big opportunity to score in the top of the ninth, Mitch Stetter allowed Brandon Moss to hit a walk-off home run in the bottom half.

The Brewers scored five runs in the fifth to turn a 5-2 deficit into a 7-5 advantage, including a two run home run by Casey McGehee and a three run double by Ryan Braun. Braun went 2-for-5 on the day with a double and a home run, and even Bill Hall got in on the action, going 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.

The Brewers have a day off tomorrow to rest a bullpen that was stretched to the limit today, and open a series with the Braves Friday night.