Brewers pound Diamondbacks' bullpen in 4-1 win

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MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers jumped on the Arizona Diamondbacks' bullpen for a four-run seventh after being shut out for six innings by Max Scherzer, then held on to win 4-1 on Thursday night.

It was another momentum-building victory for the Brewers, who got their longest -- and best -- outing of the season from starter Jeff Suppan. Coming off a three-game sweep of Pittsburgh, Milwaukee has won eight of its last nine games after a rough start to the season.

New Brewers closer Trevor Hoffman pitched the ninth for his second save.

It was a hard-luck outing for Scherzer, who struck out seven in a dominant outing but again was denied his first career victory. Scherzer left the game with a 1-0 lead, but the Diamondbacks' bullpen couldn't hold on.

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