MILWAUKEE (Ticker) --
picked a great time to drive in his first run in more than a month.
Helms blasted a three-run homer in the bottom of the 14th inning to help the
rally for an improbable 8-5 victory over the
"Sometimes you have to throw away what everybody else says and find it yourself," Helms said. "We never give up. I've never been on a team where the dugout is so positive."
With one out in the 14th,
singled off T.J. Tucker (0-1), putting runners at the corners. Helms blasted the first pitch he saw into the left-center field seats for his first RBI since April 10.
came within one out of his second consecutive complete game when the Brewers' furious five-run ninth-inning rally began.
Jenkins drilled a solo homer to right to end the shutout bid. Hernandez allowed a walk and single before departing for
"I was all set to come in here to tell you guys how great Hernandez had pitched," Milwaukee manager
said. "He hadn't even broken a sweat up to that point."
Biddle yielded an RBI single to
and a run-scoring double to
lined an opposite-field single to left that plated Moeller and pinch runner
, tying the contest.
"There is a lot of heart and character running around this clubhouse," Podsednik said. "It doesn't matter if we're down. Until that 27th out is recorded we're coming after you."
The victory was the seventh come-from behind win for Milwaukee and the fourth in their last at-bat.
Hernandez allowed seven hits and struck out nine while making 128 pitches. He clearly had run out of steam when Montreal manager
made the change.
"It's a darn shame we couldn't win the ballgame for him," Robinson said. "I just felt like he had thrown enough pitches. I just felt like where is it gonna stop. Let's get a fresh arm in there and give him a chance to make a mistake or two and still win the ballgame. Relief pitchers aren't going to be perfect. We just didn't get anybody out."
(3-0) tossed the last of five scoreless extra innings for the Brewers' bullpen.
The win improved the Brewers record in extra inning games to 2-5. They had been outscored 6-1 in extra-inning contests. Milwaukee also snapped a seven-game losing streak against Montreal.
"To lose a game like that in the ninth inning, it hurts you and they can stay with you for a while," Robinson said. "That's one you have to put in the win column."
Overbay's single in the 14th inning extended his hitting streak to 12 games.