MILWAUKEE (AP) - -
The Milwaukee Brewers rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to win in Craig Counsell's managerial debut, a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw was denied his 100th career win, and took a no-decision.
The Brewers overcame a 3-0 deficit with one run in the sixth and three in the eighth in Counsell's first game since taking over for Ron Roenicke, who was fired Sunday night.
Hector Gomez and pinch-hitter Gerardo Parra opened the sixth with consecutive triples to cut the lead to 3-1.
Gomez pulled the Brewers within a run at 3-2 in the eighth with his first career home run. Adam Lind chased Kershaw with a pinch-hit double, and Carlos Gomez greeted reliever Chris Hatcher (0-3) with a tying RBI double. Gomez advanced to third on Jason Rogers' groundout and then scored on infield single by Ryan Braun, who narrowly beat the throw. The Dodgers challenged the call, but it was upheld on review.
Michael Blazek (2-0) pitched two scoreless innings for the victory and Francisco Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth for his fifth saves in five opportunities.
The victory was the third straight and fourth in five games for the Brewers, who improved to 8-18 after the worst start in franchise history.
Kershaw, who was trying for third time for his 100th victory, allowed three runs on five hits in 7 1/3 innings, striking out eight. He has not won since April 17.
Joc Pederson immediately put the Dodgers in front 1-0, driving the third pitch from Kyle Lohse over the right-field wall for his seventh homer.
The Dodgers added two runs in the fourth. Adrian Gonzalez was hit by a pitch and moved to second on Andre Ethier's one-single. Yasmani Grandal followed with an RBI single off the wall in center, sending Ethier to third. Juan Uribe then delivered a sacrifice fly. Center fielder Carlos Gomez appeared to have a shot at Ethier at home, but catcher Martin Maldonado failed to handle the throw that was slightly to the first-base side.
The Dodgers manager was ejected in the third inning by first base umpire Paul Emmel for arguing a balk call against Kershaw, who appeared to have picked Lohse off first. It was Mattingly's first ejection of the season and 16th of his managerial career.
Dodgers: LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu, sidelined all season with a left shoulder impingement, was moved from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Brewers: SS Jean Segura, who left Sunday's game at Chicago after being was hit in the helmet by a pitch, was not in the lineup pending additional tests. "He's going to see the doctors later, after batting practice," Counsell said. "He's going to go through a regular batting practice today. So we'll know more around game time or after the game, probably. For me, he's on the field today, running around. That's great. I think we got a good result already."
Dodgers: Left-hander Zack Greinke, 4-0, has won his last nine decisions dating to last August. He is 0-2 with a 4.76 ERA in four games, including three starts, against the Brewers, whom he helped to the NLCS in 2011. Greinke is 15-2 in his career at Miller Park.
Brewers: Right-hander Matt Garza, 2-3, is coming off two consecutive quality starts. In 226 Major League appearances, Garza has never faced the Dodgers.
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