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Gennett, Nelson lift Brewers past Phillies, 4-2

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Scooter Gennett had a career-high four hits, Jimmy Nelson pitched into the seventh inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 on Saturday night.

Gennett had four singles in four at-bats, drove in two runs and scored the tiebreaking run on Jean Segura's hit in the seventh. Milwaukee improved to 6-0 against Philadelphia this year -- its most wins over the Phillies in any season.

Nelson struck out six and gave up two runs and five hits in 6 2-3 innings. Wil Smith (6-2) got the final out of the seventh.

Francisco Rodriguez pitched the ninth for his 33rd consecutive save, including all 27 this year.

Philadelphia's Justin De Fratus (0-2) allowed a run and two hits while getting just two outs  in the seventh.

Starter Jerome Williams gave up two runs -- one earned -- and five hits in six innings, leaving with the game tied 2-all.

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