Collmenter tosses gem, D-backs beat Milwaukee 3-0

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By Natalie Flanzer By Natalie Flanzer

PHOENIX (AP) -- Josh Collmenter pitched eight innings of three-hit ball for his first win in six weeks and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Monday night in the opener of their four-game series.

The right-hander retired 21 of his last 22 batters in the longest outing of his rookie season. Yuniesky Betancourt reached on a bunt single leading off the sixth for Milwaukee's only hit during the stretch.

Collmenter (5-5) struck out a career-best seven and walked none while running his scoreless streak to 14 innings, all against the Brewers over his last two starts. Ryan Roberts homered for the second straight day and David Hernandez finished for his ninth save in 11 chances, wrapping up the game in an efficient 2 hours, 14 minutes.