McGehee's pinch-hit HR powers Brewers past D-Backs

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By Natalie Flanzer By Natalie Flanzer

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Casey McGehee launched a three-run homer in the seventh inning Wednesday that sent Yovani Gallardo and the Milwaukee Brewers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1.

McGehee, benched three of the previous five games because of a season-long slump, hit his first home run since May 20. He had been hitting .171 since last homering.

McGehee spiked his helmet in the dugout, letting out weeks of frustration.

Gallardo (10-5) pitched seven strong innings and helped the Brewers avoid a sweep.