Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Yovani Gallardo tossed 7 1/3 strong innings of
one-run ball and the Milwaukee Brewers knocked off the Arizona Diamondbacks,
7-1, in the opener of a three-game set at Chase Field.
Gallardo (3-4) allowed just five hits and three walks while striking out five.
Francisco Rodriguez got the final two outs in the eighth thanks to a double
play ball, and Jose Veras battled some wildness in the ninth, but turned away
Ryan Braun and Corey Hart crushed two-run homers. Rickie Weeks added a solo
shot and Cesar Izturis contributed an RBI single for the Brewers, who have won
Jason Kubel accounted for the only run of the game with a home run for the
Diamondbacks, who have dropped three of their last four contests.
Ian Kennedy (3-5) allowed four runs on seven hits and a pair of walks while
whiffing seven to absorb the loss.
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