Maldonado plays hero in longest game in Miller Park history
Martin Maldonado did so many things well in Sunday's Brewers-Diamondbacks game, but none loomed larger than a walk-off home run in the 17th inning to end the longest game in Miller Park history.
Maldonado, who had three other hits and made a diving stop on a foul tip in the eighth inning, took a Vidal Nuno pitch over the wall in center field to give the Brewers a 7-6 victory after 17 grueling innings in a game that last 5 hours, 49 minutes.
Tyler Wagner struggled in his major league debut, allowing five runs before the Brewers bullpen took over and put down an absolutely stellar performance. Eight relievers combined to allow just one run to the Diamondbacks hitters over the next 13 1/3 innings, a solo home run by Mark Trumbo against Jeremy Jeffress in the eighth.
Matt Garza threw five scoreless innings in relief to pick up the win. Jean Segura missed the cycle by only a home run, as the Brewers snapped their seven game losing streak.