By Tim Kowols
Outfielder Matt Kemp took pitchers yard three times as the Atlanta Braves cruised to an 11-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers 11-3.
After the Brewers took an early 1-0 lead on bases load walk of Domingo Santana, the Braves scored five runs unanswered, capped off by Kemp’s first homer of the evening. Kemp would homer again in the 7th and 8th innings, giving him five RBIs on three hits. Jimmy Nelson took the loss for the Brewers, giving up five earned runs on 11 hits in five innings of work.
The Brewers will try to salvage the final game of the series this afternoon against the Braves, with Matt Garza facing Matt Foltynewicz. First pitch is 1:10 p.m.