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Yovani Gallardo pitched into the seventh inning and the Milwaukee Brewers rode an early offensive outburst to another win, beating the San Diego Padres 6-3 Tuesday night for their ninth straight win. Gallardo (2-1) allowed three runs and eight hits in 6 2-3 innings, with five walks and two strikeouts. Jonathan Lucroy hit a two-run double in the Brewers' five-run second inning. Jim Henderson pitched the ninth for his fifth save in five chances. Padres starter Clayton Richard (0-2), who missed his last start due to the flu, allowed six runs on six hits in 1 2-3 innings. The Padres have lost five straight overall and seven straight at home, their longest skid since a seven-game losing streak Aug. 26-Sept. 5, 2010, at Petco Park. They have scored six runs in their five-game losing streak and are 5-15 on the season. The nine-game winning streak is Milwaukee's longest since it won 10 in a row Aug. 19-28, 2003. The Brewers started 2-8 this season. The Brewers broke it open in...
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