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Brewers 5, Diamondbacks 1

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Brewers 5, Diamondbacks 1: Wily Peralta struck out a career-high eight batters over seven innings and Logan Schafer homered and drove in two runs as visiting Milwaukee salvaged the finale of the four-game series.

Carlos Gomez hit a two-run single to highlight a three-run first inning. Jean Segura collected three hits while Schafer and Norichika Aoki each had two for the Brewers, who snapped a four-game losing streak.

Miguel Montero homered for the second straight contest, but the National League West-leading Diamondbacks mustered little else and fell to Milwaukee for the first time in seven contests.

The Brewers jumped on Ian Kennedy (3-6) for four consecutive singles to begin the contest, with Gomez capping the spurt by slapping an offering to right field that plated Aoki and Schafer for a quick 2-0 lead. After Segura scored on a groundout, Schafer tacked on another run by executing a safety squeeze in the second before giving Milwaukee a 5-0 advantage in the fifth with his second homer.

Peralta (7-9) allowed one run on seven hits to pick up the win while lowering his ERA to 1.08 over his last five starts. Three relievers recorded the final six outs to preserve the victory.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Segura collected at least one hit and one run scored in each game of the series. ... Kennedy permitted five runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings to take the loss. ... Arizona LHP Eury De La Rosa made his major-league debut in the eighth inning and struck out three over two solid frames.

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