Milwaukee Brewers defeat Washington Nationals, 7-3

Never has a two-game winning streak felt so good.

Or, for that matter, a four-game split with a last-place team.

Those were the emotions the downtrodden Milwaukee Brewers were feeling Thursday afternoon after pulling away to a 7-3 victory over the Washington Nationals at Miller Park.

The triumph marked the first time the Brewers won consecutive games since June 29-30 against the New York Mets. They had bigger things in mind at the start of the home stand but after go...