MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing and Ryan Braun hit one of three homers for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-1 victory Thursday night.

Khris Davis of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a solo home run at Miller Park in Milwaukee. (Mike McGinnis, Getty Images)

Jonathan Lucroy and Khris Davis also connected for the Brewers, who took a 6-0 lead after three innings against Dillon Gee (4-3) to win their fourth consecutive game.

Garza (7-7) gave up five runs in just one-third of an inning Saturday at Washington, the shortest start of his career.

It was a different story against the Mets. The right-hander yielded a third-inning single to Wilmer Flores, recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas earlier in the day, and a seventh-inning homer to Lucas Duda. Garza struck out four and walked one.

The Mets sent 31 batters to the plate, four over the minimum.

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