Atlanta 7, Milwaukee 4

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, April 15, 2012 1:35 PM
Location - Turner Field
Temperature - 75°
Umpires - Home Plate - Tim Tschida, First Base - Jeff Nelson, Second Base - Bill Welke, Third Base - Chris Guccione,
Attendance - 30831

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Milwaukee 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7 2
Atlanta 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 2 7 9 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 4-6 1-2 3-4 L4
Atlanta 5-4 3-0 2-4 W5

Recap



Braves 7, Brewers 4:
Chipper Jones hit a three-run homer to help host Atlanta complete a three-game sweep of Milwaukee.

Jason Heyward also homered and Brandon Beachy pitched seven solid innings as the Braves won their fifth straight game after opening the season with four consecutive losses.

Milwaukee has lost four consecutive games and has been on the losing end of straight in Atlanta.

Jones hit a three-run shot to left field off Milwaukee starter Chris Narveson (1-1) to break a 1-1 tie in the third. Jones missed the previous two games with knee swelling.

Heyward homered in the fourth to make it 5-1 and Eric Hinske added a two-run pinch single in the eighth.   

Beachy (1-1) gave up an unearned run and three hits, walked two and struck out six. Kris Medlen worked the eighth and Chad Durbin allowed three runs in the ninth.

Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs for Milwaukee. Lucroy had a run-scoring single in the second and blasted a two-run homer with two out in the ninth. Corey Hart had a run-scoring double earlier in the ninth.

Michael Bourn had three of Atlanta’s nine hits.

Narveson allowed five runs in four innings.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Atlanta has scored 31 runs during its five-game winning streak. … Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks struck out five times in six at-bats over the past two games. … Jones is 5-for-12 in the three games he has played in this season. … Milwaukee went 3-4 on a seven-game road trip to Chicago and Atlanta.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Milwaukee   Atlanta
Chris Narveson Player Brandon Beachy
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 7.0
1 Strikeouts 6
4 Hits 3
11.25 ERA 0.00
Hitting
Milwaukee   Atlanta
Jonathan Lucroy Player Michael Bourn
2 Hits 3
3 RBI 0
1 HR 0
5 TB 4
.500 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Milwaukee 7 1 12 .212 14 7 4 2 0 2
Atlanta 9 2 17 .290 17 7 7 6 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against NY Mets. The Braves have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .200 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Brewers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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