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Blue Jays 4, Brewers 1

TORONTO — A little extra zip made Drew Hutchison's fastball too much for the Brewers to handle.

Jose Bautista and Colby Rasmus hit solo home runs, Hutchison struck out a career-high 10 to snap a two-start losing streak and the Blue Jays beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday.

Manager John Gibbons said Hutchison had "a dynamite fastball."

"When he's on, he's on," Gibbons said.

Pitching on an extra day's rest, Hutchison retired the first 14 batters he faced before outfielder Khris Davis reached on an infield single to shortstop in the fifth. Hutchison followed by getting Lyle Overbay to fly out.

"The ball riding up a little bit with that extra life kind of caught us off guard," Overbay said. "It wasn't in the scouting report."

However, the Brewers did get a late scouting report from leadoff batter Scooter Gennett, who lined out to begin the game and brought a warning back to the bench.

"He came back and said 'Hey, when his ball is up, it takes off,' " Overbay said. "It kind of looks good coming in so you end up swinging at it anyway."

The Blue Jays ended a three-game losing streak.

Blue Jays 4

Brewers 1

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