- Associated Press - Thursday, June 19, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - Except for one big swing by Khris Davis, the Milwaukee Brewers’ offense took Wednesday night off.

That wasted a strong outing by Matt Garza in a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Light-hitting Tony Campana singled home Martin Prado from third base with two outs in the ninth inning for the winning run.

Garza left after 7 2-3 innings, allowing three runs, two earned, and seven hits. He struck out four and walked none.

“I kept on making pitches,” he said. “There were groundballs and groundballs, that’s it. Some fluke plays and that is all there was.”

Manager Ron Roenicke said the NL Central-leading Brewers need Garza to pitch this well.

“Hopefully we’ll play better behind him,” Roenicke said.

Brad Ziegler (3-1), who gave up the deciding grand slam in Tuesday night’s 7-5 Milwaukee victory, retired all four batters he faced, three by strikeout, to get the victory.

In the ninth, Prado doubled with one out to deep left center off Brandon Kintzler (1-3), advanced to third on David Peralta’s groundout, then scored when Campana slapped one up the middle.

Campana’s first career walk-off hit raised his batting average to a whopping .150.

“It was cool. I don’t think I’ve ever done it in the minor leagues, either,” he said. “If I’m here, I’m happy.”

The speedy Campana made the big league club out of spring training but, after going 1 for 30 at the plate, was sent down to Triple-A Reno on May 1. He was called back up last Friday.

Ziegler said he wasn’t looking for any retribution.

“I don’t know what the TV broadcasters got going. They’re probably bringing up yesterday a lot,” he said, “but we’re not. We’re just watching the game flow. With nine righties in the (Brewers’) lineup, I knew there was a good chance I’d pitch.”

Arizona’s Chris Owings, hit below the back of the head by a pitch from Kyle Lohse on Tuesday night, was a home run shy of the cycle. He was robbed of a fourth hit by a diving stop by first baseman Mark Reynolds.

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