Gio Gonzalez won his 20th game on the strength of his fine outing and an offensive barrage from his teammates.
Tyler Clippard's latest late-inning struggles cost the Nationals Friday night's game. Now Davey Johnson has to figure out how to align his ever-changing bullpen.
Edwin Jackson gave the Nationals a strong start, but the Brewers rallied off Tyler Clippard in the ninth inning for their sixth straight win.
Livan Hernandez, who has won more games and thrown more innings than any pitcher in Nationals history, was elated to see his former teammates clinch a playoff berth.