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Phillies Trounced In Milwaukee

By Chris Bengel and John Russo

Brewers 6, Phillies 2
WP – Yovany Gallardo (12-8, 3.69)
LP – Vance Worley (6-8, 4.11)

MILWAUKEE — Fielding has never been Domonic Brown’s strong point and that was made evident again.

The Phillies right fielder made another mistake on a well-hit ball, factoring into a poor pitching night by Vance Worley as the Phillies dropped to the Brewers, 6-2.

Once again a ball hit in the direction of Brown set up a Phillies loss. Coming the day after Brown probably could have caught Corey Hart’s grand slam, he dropped a fly ball from Nyjer Morgan in the 4th inning that cost Vance Worley the early lead.

The Phillies got back to back doubles by Chase Utley and Ryan Howard to lead off the 4th inning, giving the Phillies a 1-0 lead. Things were looking up but were quickly erased in the bottom half.

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Brewers get to Worley in 7th, prevent sweep

It was one inning too much for Phils starter Vance Worley.

Though he was at 91 pitches heading into the 7th, Worley was bending a lot without breaking. He finally broke as Milwaukee hitters jumped all over him for two runs, giving the Brewers the 3-2 lead and win.

The first two outs came easy for Worley, who struck out Jonathan Lucroy and got George Kottaras to fly out to center. But the Brewers fought back in Phillies-like fashion, striking with two outs.

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