Final: Brewers 4, Phillies 3
WP: Neal Cotts (1-0, 3.94 ERA) LP: Ken Giles (3-2, 2.12 ERA) SV: Francisco Rodriguez (17)
Philadelphia, PA - A late rally by the Milwaukee Brewers (31-48), in the top of the eighth inning, handed the Philadelphia Phillies (27-52) their fourth loss in their last five games under interim manager Pete Mackanin.
With the month of June coming to a close, the Phillies posted a 8-19 record (.296), and was outscored 160-106. Overall this season, they have -127 run differential, being outscored 390 runs to 263.
In the absence of second baseman Chase Utley, the switch-hitting Cesar Hernandez has turned some heads with his play on the field. Tuesday night, he became the first Phillie to steal six or more bases in a four-game stretch since "The Flyin' Hawaiian", Shane Victorino in 2007.This homestand, the 25-year-old Venezuela-native is batting .500/.524/.550 with 10 hits in 20 at-bats, one of them being a double.