Julio Teheran was… not sharp, and the Braves didn’t score any runs, but other than that, there’s been a lot to enjoy about the play at SunTrust Park lately.
Despite the loss, the Braves still took the 3 game series, their 4th consecutive series win, and went 7 – 3 on the home stand. Catching up after the long trip through the wilderness to start the season, the Braves finally have a positive imbalance of home games vs. road games, and stand at 20 -20 at home vs. 16 -19 on the road. More importantly, the Braves are starting to play like home field really is an advantage, as they came into the home stand with a 13 – 17 home record.
Travis Shaw and Keon Broxton homered for the Brewers, and Kyle Davies went 7 shutout innings despite not registering a single strikeout. For the Braves, Luke Jackson threw 4 scoreless innings of relief, and Timothy Miller sure can sing.
The Braves stranglehold on 2nd place in the NL East is now at 1.5 games over the Marlins. Off day Monday, then at San Diego on Tuesday.