Braden Looper out-pitched Joe Blanton by shutting out the Phillies for six innings as Milwaukee pulled even in the series.
The Phillies scored their only run in the ninth on a Jayson Werth home run and brought the tying run to the plate twice before Chris Coste struck out with runners on first and third to end it. Actually, Pedro Feliz came within a hair of ending it on a 5-4-3 double play, but Bill Hall underhanded his throw to second. The Phillies hit into some buzzard's luck, and Blanton pitched an effective six, but Looper and the Brewers were just a step ahead tonight. With confidence, this was the most forgettable game of the season. The two sides settle the series tomorrow afternoon at 1:05 in a Business Persons Special.