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Brewers beat Rockies, 7-4, for 4th straight win

MILWAUKEE -- Carlos Gomez propelled the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7–4 victory Saturday against the Colorado Rockies before leaving the game with a strained neck.

It was the Brewers' third straight victory against the Rockies and fourth consecutive overall.

The Brewers got to Jhoulys Chacin right away. In the first, Ryan Braun and Jonathan Lucroy singled ahead of Gomez, who drove a 3-2 pitch over the centerfield wall for a 3-0 Brewers lead.

Gomez left the game in the seventh inning after colliding with Braun during a fly-ball chase. Gomez, who also took a knee to the head Friday night in a steal attempt, banged the right side of his face against Braun. Mark Reynolds came in to play right and Braun moved to center for the first time in his career.

Gomez is day-to-day with a left neck strain.

A Rockies out in the third inning was confirmed by umpire's review.

With Ryan Wheeler at first on an infield hit that bounced off Garza's shoe, Josh Rutledge lined to Scooter Gennett at second. Gennett tried to double off Wheeler, but the throw was off. First baseman Lyle Overbay picked it up and tagged Wheeler. First base umpire C.B. Bucknor's original call of safe was overturned in a review that lasted 1 minute, 42 seconds. The Brewers got two outs, but it wasn't a double play because Overbay's tag was ruled a separate play.

The Brewers made it 6-0 in the fifth. Braun tripled home Jean Segura and Gennett, who reached on singles. Braun then came home on Lucroy's infield out RBI.

Colorado finally got to Garza in the sixth inning with four straight singles. The Rockies scored twice to make it 6-2.

The Brewers added another run in the sixth on three hits, including Khris Davis' ground-rule double.

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