Milwaukee Brewers defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-5

Los Angeles — Momentum is a fickle thing in this game.

It changes from day to day depending on the performance of your starting pitcher, or so the cliché goes.

With that stated, the Milwaukee Brewers appear to be in good shape after beating the National League's best team with its best pitcher on the mound. And the Brewers' ace, Yovani Gallardo, is starting the second game of the series Tuesday.

The Brewers knocked left-hander Clayton Kershaw out of the game early...