MILWAUKEE, WI (WHBL) - Lyle Overbay hit a grand slam, but it wasn't enough as the Milwaukee Brewers lost again to Philadelphia, 9-7 at Miller Park. Wily Peralta lost his first game in seven starts, giving up nine runs on eight hits in four-and-a-third innings with three walks and four strikeouts. Peralta ia now 9-6, as the Crew continues its worst slump of the season in dropping 7 of 8. Kyle Kendrick got the win despite giving up seven runs on 11 hits in five-and-two-thirds' frames. He's 4-8. Jonathan Papelbon got his second save in as many nights, and his 21st of the year. The Brewers scored all their runs on homers. Mark Reynolds had a two-run blast, and Scooter Gennett hit a solo shot. Overbay's four-bagger gave Milwaukee a 5-1 lead in the first inning, which disappeared in the second when the Phillies scored five times to lead for good. Dominic Brown and Chase Utley each drove in three runs for Philly, and Brown belted his first homer since June 14th. Philadelphia has now won two straight, after winning just three of their previous 16. Milwaukee lost despite out-hitting Philly 13-10. Ryan Braun sat out with more back pain. The Brewers lost more ground in the National League Central. They now lead the division by just three games over Saint Louis. Milwaukee will host the Phillies again tonight. Right-hander Kyle Lohse starts against Phils' righty Roberto Hernandez. Pregame coverage on WHBL begins at 6:35.
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