ATLANTA (AP) -
felt right at home in the Georgia heat.
Campillo struck out six in seven innings and the
5-0 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
Campillo, a native of Tijuana, Mexico, and a veteran of eight seasons in the Mexican League, cut short his pregame routine
with temperatures in the 90s at Turner Field and improved to 3-0 in his last five starts.
''I try not to throw a lot of pitches in the bullpen,'' Campillo said of hot days. ''Save it for the game.''
Campillo (6-4) struck out six, walked none and lowered his ERA to 2.58. He is 4-0 with a 2.02 ERA in 13 appearances in day
games, including seven starts.
''He has one of the best changeups I've ever seen,'' Brewers manager
. ''He throws an 86 fastball that looks like a 95.''
pitched the eighth, and
got three outs to complete the seven-hitter.
The loss snapped the Brewers' nine-game road winning streak, which tied for the longest in franchise history. Milwaukee fell
five games behind the NL Central-leading Cubs.
Sheets (10-5) surrendered two earned runs and six hits in six innings, falling to 1-4 in seven starts since a dominant 4-1
complete-game victory in Atlanta on June 24.
''I feel like I've been kind of struggling lately,'' Sheets said, adding he can't explain the slump.
Campillo and fellow rookie
have been key performers in a rotation missing
due to season-ending injuries. Hudson confirmed Saturday he will have season-ending elbow surgery; Smoltz already has had
''I came here for an opportunity and I want to stay here in the starting rotation,'' Campillo said. ''I don't care if it's
No. 1 or No. 2 or No. 5.''
Campillo stranded runners on second and third in the seventh by striking out
. The right-hander helped create the jam with a throwing error after fielding a bunt by
''Campillo, again, pitched an unbelievable ballgame,'' Braves manager
said. ''He clutched it up in that one inning when they had runners on second and third and one out. ... To get out of that
jam and not give up one run is really something.''
had run-scoring doubles in the Braves' two-run first inning. Sheets threw 36 pitches in the inning.
''This may sound stupid, but I thought that was one of Ben's better outings for a while,'' Yost said. ''He pitched six innings
and kept us in the game. ... He didn't have a finishing pitch.''
Campillo reached on third baseman
's error in the fifth and scored on
's groundout. Escobar added a run-scoring single off
in the seventh.
McClung walked three, hit
with a pitch and allowed two runs in 1 1-3 innings.
singled in Kotchman in the eighth.
The Braves, who scored only two runs in losing the first two games of the series, earned only their second win in their last
Notes: The Braves announced after the game RHP
will return to the 15-day disabled list for the third time this season with right elbow inflammation. The team will purchase
the contract of left-hander Francisley Bueno from Triple-A Richmond. Bueno will join the team on Monday in San Francisco.
had a double and three walks as Atlanta's leadoff hitter. ... Cox said C
, recovering from a mild concussion, will start Monday at San Francisco after missing seven starts. ... The Brewers suffered
their first road loss since July 3 at Arizona. ... Umpire Jerry Crawford missed his second straight game after leaving Friday
night's game with a sore back. Plate umpire Chad Fairchild again filled in.