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The game was a victory for the Brewers, who priced seats for all three games at $10 each and were pleasantly surprised at the response - an announced crowd of 19,031 who showed up to politely root, root, root for their adopted home team.
The Indians brought their mascot, Slider, and paid for superfan John Adams to bring his big drum - a fixture at Indians home games - to Milwaukee.
"I think it's great," Adams said. "They started a little too early. I know a lot of people from Cleveland (who) live in Chicago came racing up after work."
But Tuesday's game had a touch of Milwaukee, as the chorizo won the sausage mascot race that was held after the sixth inning, just like during Brewers games.
And fans seemed too busy doing the wave in the seventh inning to notice that Sabathia had struck out Garret Anderson to pitch out of a jam. Even Wedge admitted he was temporarily mesmerized by what amounted to a changeup wave by the fans, done at half its normal speed.
"I've never seen a slow wave before," Wedge said. "That locked me up a little bit."
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