Milwaukee Brewers defeat Chicago Cubs, 3-2

It didn't have the significance of his eighth-inning, two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs on the final day of the 2008 season, but it still had a familiar feel for Ryan Braun.

"Not quite as dramatic as the home run last year but definitely a lot of fun," said the Milwaukee Brewers leftfielder. "The energy, the excitement in the crowd was something that made it feel a little bit like last year."

Braun's two-run shot off Cubs reliever Aaron Heilman didn't put the...