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[June 20, 2014]
Brewers 4, Diamondbacks 1: Yovani
Gallardo continued his domination of Arizona with seven innings of
one-run ball as visiting Milwaukee won three of four in the series.
Aramis Ramirez and Lyle Overbay each had two hits and a
run-scoring single and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez added RBI hits
to lift the Brewers to their major league-best 24th road win.
Gallardo (5-4) improved to 7-0 lifetime against the Diamondbacks by
scattering five hits and Francisco Rodriguez recorded his 23rd save.
David Peralta and Cody Ross had two hits apiece for Arizona, which
tumbled to its seventh defeat in nine games. Rookie Chase Anderson
(5-2) gave up three runs - two earned - in six innings to lose his
second straight following a five-start winning streak to open his
Ramirez ignited a two-run rally in the fifth with a leadoff double -
Milwaukee's first hit - and came home on Overbay's grounder up the
middle, which turned into a double when the Diamondbacks failed to
cover second base. The Brewers capitalized on the mental mistake
when Herrera blooped a single to center to plate Overbay for a 2-0
Arizona got a run back in the bottom of the inning on singles by
Peralta and Ross followed by Didi Gregorius' groundout, but
Anderson's throwing error on Jean Segura's infield hit in the sixth
paved the way for Ramirez's two-out RBI single and a 3-1 lead.
Milwaukee added insurance in the eighth when Scooter Gennett doubled
and scored on Gomez's two-out single, extending his hitting streak
to 15 games.
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GAME NOTEBOOK: Gomez not only has put together a career-best hitting
streak but he has also reached base in 32 consecutive contests,
tying Robin Yount for the sixth-longest run in team history. ...
Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt extended his streak of reaching
base to 13 games following a sixth-inning single. ... Milwaukee
continues its road trip when it opens a three-game set in Colorado
on Friday while Arizona welcomes National League West rival San
Francisco for three games.
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