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Milwaukee bests Washington in series finale

Scooter Gennett finished 2-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBI, as Milwaukee bested Washington, 9-2, in Wednesday's finale of a three-game series.

Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett (L) talks with first baseman Lyle Overbay during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago on May 16, 2014 in Chicago. UPI/Brian Kersey
Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett (L) talks with first baseman Lyle Overbay during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago on May 16, 2014 in Chicago. UPI/Brian Kersey | License Photo

Scooter Gennett finished 2-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBI, as Milwaukee bested Washington, 9-2, in Wednesday's finale of a three-game series.

Khris Davis added a solo homer and two-run single for the Brewers, who avoided a sweep and won for the seventh time in 10 overall. Carlos Gomez added three hits, an RBI and scored once for the victorious hosts.

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Marco Estrada (7-4) departed after 6 1/3 innings having given up just two runs and as many hits with four walks and four strikeouts.

Nate McLouth and Ian Desmond drove in a run each for the Nationals, whose four-game win streak came to an end.

Stephen Strasburg (6-6) was touched for eight hits and seven runs over 4 2/3 frames in the loss.

[SportsNetwork.com]

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