MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun homered and Yovani Gallardo pitched seven innings to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 Sunday.
Martin Maldonado homered to cap a four-run sixth inning for Milwaukee and Braun drove in three runs for the Brewers, who finished a nine game homestand by going 5-4 against the Pirates, Cubs and Padres. The last two teams have the worst two records in the major leagues — San Diego has lost four of five to fall to 20-41, half a game worse than Chicago.
Gallardo (5-5) gave up five hits and two runs, one earned, in seven innings, striking out five and walking two.
San Diego’s Anthony Bass (2-6) gave up four runs, five hits and three walks in 5 2-3 innings.