Milwaukee Brewers lose second-straight game, fall 4-3 to Atlanta Braves
MILWAUKEE — A.J. Pierzynski homered among his three hits, Manny Banuelos earned his first major league win and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night, July 7th.
Pierzynski hit his sixth homer and drove in two runs. He is 10 for 13 in his last three games.
Banuelos (1-0) gave up one run and five hits in 5 1-3 innings. The left-hander, who made his big league debut last week, started in place of the injured Williams Perez.
Jason Grilli got his 24th save to give Atlanta its seventh victory in nine games.
Tyler Cravy (0-2) started in place of Matt Garza, who went on the disabled list Monday. Cravy gave up three runs in six innings in his second major league start.