SAN DIEGO, CA (WHBL) - After getting 42 hits in their last three games, the Milwaukee Brewers only mustered five hits in a 4-1 loss at San Diego Tuesday night. The Crew still has a one-and-a-half game lead in the National League Central after second-place Saint Louis lost to Pittsburgh. The Pirates are now five games back in third. Scooter Gennett drove in Milwaukee's only run with a ground-rule double in the fourth inning. Jean Segura had two singles in three trips. Abraham Almonte hit a solo homer and an R-B-I single to lead San Diego. Jimmy Nelson took the loss for Milwaukee, giving up four runs - two earned - in five innings. He struck out seven, as he lost his third straight decision while falling to 2-5 on the year. Tyson Ross got the win for the Padres, giving up just one run on four hits in six-and-a-third frames. Ross had his 13th straight quality start, as he improved to 12-12. Joaquin Benoit earned his ninth save. Ryan Braun was back in the lineup, after he suffered a left quad contusion in a collision at first base on Monday night. The Brewers' right-fielder went 0 for 4 and struck out twice. The Brewers ended a streak of five consecutive road wins. They'll close out their three-game series at San Diego tonight. Right-hander Yovani Gallardo will start for the Crew against Padres' right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne. Pregame coverage on WHBL begins at 7:35.
Coast to Coast AM 12:00 AM - 5:00 AM