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Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer and Yuniesky Betancourt had a three-run shot, both drives off Jason Marquis in the first inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 7-1 Monday night for their eighth straight victory.
Kyle Lohse (1-1) went five innings, allowing one run and five hits, but left in the sixth after sustaining an apparent left hand injury while bunting. He struck out four and walked one.
Marquis (1-2) was rocked for seven runs in four-plus innings as the Padres dropped their fourth in a row overall and sixth straight at home.
The homer for Braun was his sixth of the season. He also had an RBI single in the fifth and has 19 RBIs.
In his last visit to Petco Park, Braun became the first player to hit three home runs in one game at the ballpark. He also had a triple in his last at-bat here on April 30, 2012. He has five homers and 13 RBIs in 16 games at Petco.
Betancourt's home run, his third, came after Marquis had hit consecutive batters - Logan Sch...
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With Ryan Braun leading the way, the Milwaukee Brewers find themselves on the verge of their longest winning streak in 10 seasons.
Victories, in contrast, haven't been easy to come by for the San Diego Padres - especially at home.
Milwaukee aims for a ninth consecutive win when it continues a three-game set against the slumping Padres on Tuesday night at Petco Park.
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Ouch. And again we say: Ouch.
Brewers pitcher Kyle Lohse incurred a nasty pinky injury on his left hand in Monday night’s game, and he did it the last way a pitcher wants to get hurt: running the bases. Well, to be more precise, he was trying to get to first base after laying down a sacrifice bunt. Instead, Lohse’s finger got caught on Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko, who was...
Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Kyle Lohse suffered an injury to his left pinky finger in a freakish play Monday night, ending his night earlier than anticipated.
Dropping down a sacrifice bunt in the top of the sixth inning, Lohse jammed his left pinky finger on the side of Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko, who was covering first base on the bunt.
Brewers athletic trainer Dan...
After leading the National League in batting average and slugging percentage last week, Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez has been named the National League's Player of the Week.
Gomez, 27, went 9-for-18 with two home runs, three RBI, scored five runs and posted a .944 slugging percentage to help lead the Brewers to a perfect 6-0 homestand.Raising his batting average...
Brewers starting pitcher Kyle Lohse left Monday’s game against the San Diego Padres after five innings because of a dislocated pinky on his non-pitching hand.
Lohse’s hand injury came after coming in contact with Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko on a bunt attempt according to CBSSports.com. Lohse, who signed a three-year, $33 million dollar deal in the offseason, did however...
Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin returned to San Diego's lineup Tuesday night and said he has spoken with Dodgers right-hander Zach Greinke following a scuffle that left the pitcher with a broken left collarbone and Quentin with an eight-game suspension.
Quentin charged Greinke after he was hit by a pitch during a game April 11, leading to a bench-clearing brawl in San Diego...
MLB News: The San Diego Padres placed pitcher Tyson Ross on the disabled list Saturday due to a left shoulder dislocation. It is to his non-throwing shoulder, so his recooperation time shouldn’t be nearly as drastic as if it had been his throwing arm. To take his place on the roster for the time being is pitcher Thad Weber who may or may not get the nod Tuesday in Ross’ place...
MLB News: The San Diego Padres recalled pitcher Thad Weber from Triple-A Tucson to take place of starter Tyson Ross who went on the disabled list due to a left shoulder separation. It is not known Weber’s role with the Padres as far as whether or not he will get the start in Ross’ absence, but either way Weber has struggled so far this year, tossing up a 4.91 earned run average...
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MLB News: The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Eddie Bonine to a minor league deal after the Arizona Diamondbacks released him on Saturday. Recovering from Tommy John surgery, Bonine has a long road ahead of him if he wants to ever make it back to the majors.
Fantasy Ramifications: Bonine holds no fantasy value.
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