Atlanta Braves defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 11-6
Atlanta — About 12 hours after the incident, Ken Macha didn't backpedal on his comments.
The manager of the Milwaukee Brewers was still upset after one of his star players, Prince Fielder, was hit in the back by Atlanta Braves left-hander Jonny Venters on Saturday night. This was after Venters threw a breaking ball over Fielder's head with the previous pitch. Fielder had hit a game-tying home run in his previous at-bat.
After that game, Macha called for Major League ...
Atlanta — A chance to come out of the all-star break strong, propelled by a series victory over a first-place team, was flattened in grand fashion Sunday at Turner Field.
Left-hander Manny Parra again was not up to the task of getting the Milwaukee Brewers out of the sixth inning, and more damaging was that he took them out of contention before the third inning was completed.
Parra tied a career high by allowing 10 runs, all earned, as he dug an early hole in an 11-6...