Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Rickie Weeks scored on a Ryan Braun sacrifice fly and the Milwaukee Brewers broke open a hotly-contested game with a three-run 12th inning to earn a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Brandon Kintzler (1-0) closed the game with two scoreless innings to pick up the victory. Shaun Marcum carried Milwaukee into the seventh with six strong innings of work, allowing just one unearned run and five hits, while striking out five.
Kyle Kendrick (0-1) suffered the loss for Philadelphia, as he allowed all three of the Brewers' 12th-inning runs. Recently maligned starter Joe Blanton turned in his best outing of the young season, allowing just two runs in seven innings of work.