Found July 25, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Carlos Quentin and Jesus Guzman homered and the San Diego Padres got 16 hits Thursday on their way to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Will Venable added two doubles for San Diego and made a key catch in center field. Edinson Volquez (8-8) worked into the sixth inning. Huston Street, the Padres' seventh pitcher, closed for his 18th save in 19 tries. Yovani Gallardo (8-9) was tagged for six runs on eight hits and three walks in 3 2-3 innings. In his previous outing, he pitched 6 1-3 shutout innings against Miami. The brief outing marked the second time in his last five starts that Gallardo lasted fewer than four innings. Quentin hit a sacrifice fly in the first, then hit a two-run homer in the third. Yonder Alonso doubled and scored in the third and added a two-run double in the fourth for a 6-0 lead. Yuniesky Betancourt homered in the Milwaukee fourth and Carlos Gomez connected in the sixth. The Padres got four runs in the seventh for a 10-3 lead, capped by Guzman&#...
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