Milwaukee Brewers defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 6-1

Philadelphia - Stoic and introspective by nature, Dave Bush seldom shows emotion on the baseball diamond.

But when Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Bill Hall made one of those defensive plays that often accompany no-hitters, Bush couldn't control himself Thursday afternoon in the eighth inning at Citizens Bank Park. He pumped his fist, pointed at Hall in glee and let out a yell.

"That was an outstanding play," Bush said. "Unfortunately, that was it for me."


PHILADELPHIA (AP) After spending a few days relaxing at his parents' suburban house, Dave Bush dominated at the Phillies' home.

Bush held Philadelphia hitless for 7 1-3 innings before pinch-hitter Matt Stairs homered off the foul pole, and the Milwaukee Brewers cruised to a 6-1 win Thursday.

One batter after third baseman Bill Hall made a tremendous play to preserve Bush's try, Stairs batted for reliever Chad Durbin and launched a high fly that hit the pole in right ...