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SAN FRANCISCO – While the front office was busy executing an important trade, the Milwaukee Brewers made a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in the AT & T Park on a

Ryan Braun drove in two runs to create an economic offensive against strong left-hander Madison Bumgarner, and Chase Anderson scored six solid innings as the team completed its record 2-0

then When the game ended, the Brewers announced that they had dropped outfielder Brett Phillips and right-handed Jorge López against third-baseman Mike Moustakas to the Kansas City Royals.

"I thought we had done well in all aspects of the game tonight," manager Craig Co said aplenty. "There has not been much offense tonight, but we've got some situational things and moving runners and good base runners."

"It's what it takes to get runs, I think.

Bumgarner kicked a 7-2 night with a 2.25 earned run average in 10 starts against the Brewers, and the veteran was early on his game. BOX SCORE : Brewers 3, Giants 1

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He left only two base runners – Doubles by Christian Yelich and Keon Broxton – through the first five innings as they spawned seven ground ballots and scored four [19659010] Anderson was nearly as solid, scattering four hits – all too, oddly – but limited the Giants to running as Buster Posey and Brandon Crawf ord opened the San Francisco second with sequential two-bags.…=view&id=167 A small ball to tie the game in the sixth round when Broxton took the lead came in second in a Yelich run and then came in a row by Jesús Aguilar and Braun in the lead.

Then the Brewers took seventh place thanks to a similar running factory.

Hernán Pérez picked up, pulled down a stone from Manny Piña and then stole third, before landing on a place by Orlando Arcia, a game in which Evan Longoria briefly clung. [19659010] "So get in touch," Counsell said. "Because you're rushing the player, and every kind of pompom – not even a pomp, really, just a bit of effort to get the ball out of the glove on something that's not right."

"That's the risk, that You take, and you put the pressure on the other team.

Brown brought his second RBI into the knockout stages with a clutch slap, pulling a Bumgarner curveball to the right in the 0-2 scoring to hit Yelich had doubled two balls before.

Anderson (7-9) 7), who left after allowing only these four doubles without a walk and three out, was replaced in the seventh by big newcomer Joakim Soria.

He threw one without scoring, then Jeremy Jeffress worked his way out of the base in the second round. Jam out before Corey Knebel recorded his 14th Save with a 1: 2-ninth.

"It's always a pitcher duel when you go against such a guy, so it's my job to just play the game in the Keep close, "Anderson said of his matchup with Bu Mgarner, a Texas compatriot.

" I'd say today was probably the most efficient I've had in a while, and we'll try that for the upcoming outings


19659032] CAIN OK: Lorenzo Cain was off the lineup on Friday, one night after he rammed his wrist into second base with a head-first slide and his knee up had rocked a swing. Cain said he was fine, but Counsel wanted to give him some rest.

"He's good, I think," Counsell said. "I wanted to give him a day off on Sunday, but since he has a game with his knee, I thought today would be the best day for him."

WAITING: Matt Albers could have been removed from the disabled list on Friday, but the move has been postponed by one day – most likely because of Cain's and the fact that the Brewers are in certain areas have to.

"It's really just a roster situation we have right now," Counsell said. "He is ready to go."

VILLAR PROGRESSING: The second baseman Jonathan Villar, who has been injured on his right thumb on the DL since July 15, is about to return to action.

Plan is to have a good workout today in the field, and if that works out, let's have a rehab job, "Counsell said.

Right-hander Zach Davies also started a minor-league rehabilitation program. Tackling Class A Wisconsin on Friday, hitting 2 1/3 goalless, hitless innings with four strikeouts.

BAD NEWS FOR GATEWOOD: After an MRI in Milwaukee, Class A's Biloxi's first baseman Jake Gatewood became Friday With a torn diagnosed anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, he will go to the Brewers' complex in Arizona to prepare himself, undergoing surgery in 7-14 days and then being expected to be ready sometime during the

Gatewood is the second Brewers prospect ripping it ACL running the bases in this season joins the infantry player AAA Colorado Springs Mauricio Dubon.

SOGARD R ETURNS: Utility man Eric Sogard is back in the organization after signing a subordinate contract. Sogard, 32, was assigned by the Brewers on July 5, after hitting .134 over 55 games.


This year: 60-46

Last year: 55-51


Saturday: Breweries at Giants, 20: 5 pm Milwaukee RHP Jhoulys Chacín (9-3, 3.58) against San Francisco RHP Johnny Cueto (3-1, 2.76). TV: FS Wisconsin. Radio: AM-620.