Milwaukee Brewers hold on to beat Washington Nationals 6-5

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MILWAUKEE — Chris Carter hit a three-run homer, Matt Garza pitched six innings for this first win of the season, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Saturday.

Carter connected for his 19th homer with two out in the first. Jonathan Villar had three hits for Milwaukee, including an RBI single in the second.

Garza (1-0) gave up four runs and seven hits in his third start of the year. He was sidelined for the first two months of the season by a back injury.