Brewers drill Nationals

Jody Gerut hit a two-run shot and had three runs batted in, as the Milwaukee Brewers dropped the Washington Nationals 7-1 on Monday.

Milwaukee won as -185 road favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Ryan Braun smashed a two-run homer for the Brewers, as winning pitcher Yovani Gallardo gave up one run over five innings for Milwaukee.

Wil Nieves drove in the lone run for Washington, while Collin Balester allowed four runs over five innings to take the loss for the Nationals.