San Diego at Milwaukee

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Milwaukee (15-6)0010000000170

Padres 2, Brewers 1 (12)

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MILWAUKEE -- Chase Headley gave the best bullpen in baseball a lift.

There was no doubt about the solo shot he hit over the wall in right-center to break a deadlock in the 12th inning.

The struggling San Diego third baseman hit a 447-foot home run to back six shutout innings by relievers, and the Padres beat the Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap Milwaukee's four-game winning streak.

"It was big for me personally but it was big for our team. The way our guys pitched today was phenomenal," said Headley, who was hitting .180 coming into the night.

Huston Street retired the side in order in the bottom of the 12th for his seventh save after Donn Roach (1-0) allowed only one hit over two scoreless innings.

Headley's home run to center off a 1-0 fastball from Alfredo Figaro (0-1) was one of the few mistakes from the mound among teams with two of the best staff ERAs in baseball. Padres starter Ian Kennedy labored through his first three innings before settling down his final three innings.

Brewers counterpart Yovani Gallardo went seven strong innings before the bullpens took over.

The Padres' bullpen was a little better and allowed three hits and struck out eight. Street capped the night capped by catching slugger Ryan Braun looking while leaning back on a slider for a strikeout to end the four-hour contest.

Padres relievers had a major league-best 2.00 ERA coming into the night.

"The pitching was the story tonight. All of our guys did a fantastic job," manager Bud Black said.

Both teams squandered earlier scoring opportunities. With a runner on second, first baseman Mark Reynolds went to his knees to pick up a hard bouncer down the line from Everth Cabrera for the third out in the top of the 10th inning.

Milwaukee's Khris Davis left runners on first and second to end the bottom of the 10th after flying out against Roach. An inning earlier, reliever Dale Thayer left runner Jean Segura stranded on second after striking out pinch-hitter Rickie Weeks and getting Carlos Gomez to fly out softly to center.

"When you let those runs get away, it's tough," manager Ron Roenicke said. "Play those close games and you always look back -- what could you do better to score that run?"

This is the type of close game that the Brewers have been winning in building the best record in baseball at 15-5 entering Tuesday night. Their three previous games were one-run victories.

Against the Padres, one mistake by Figaro cost them. The righty called up Monday to help out an already taxed relief corps allowed just two hits and struck out three in three innings.

"Figaro was good. The one pitch he left out and over the plate," Roenicke said.

The Brewers' only run came after Scooter Gennett homered to right on a 3-1 fastball to tie the game in the fifth, a couple pitches after Kennedy called for the trainer after pointing to his right leg. Kennedy suffered a cramp, but stayed in the game after taking a few warm-up tosses.

"I babied a couple of pitches to Gennett and I'm mad at myself for that. Then I said, forget it, it's just going to be there," Kennedy said.

It was an active inning for Kennedy, who squeezed home Yonder Alonso from third in the top of the inning after Gallardo couldn't cleanly field a bunt down the third-base line with the runner charging home.

The fifth was the only blemish in an otherwise stellar outing for Gallardo, who lowered his ERA to 1.42 but got his third straight no-decision.

Notes

The Padres acquired INF Tyler Greene on Tuesday from the Atlanta Braves for a player to be named. Greene was assigned to Triple-A El Paso. He was hitting .200 with one homer and four RBIs in 12 games at Triple-A Gwinnett in the Braves system. ... RHP Johnny Hellweg, one of the top prospects in the Brewers farm system, has been diagnosed with an ulnar collateral ligament injury after leaving Sunday's game for Triple-A Nashville. He is scheduled to see Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion next week. ... Tyson Ross (2-2), who turned 27 on Tuesday, will get the start Wednesday when the Padres wrap up their three-game set in Milwaukee. Kyle Lohse (3-1) starts for the Brewers.

 
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Players of the Game
San Diego

C. Headley
AB 4
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 1
Milwaukee

S. Gennett
AB 6
R 1
H 2
HR 1
RBI 1
 

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San Diego Padres
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Everth Cabrera, SS5000023 .305
Will Venable, CF5000021 .208
Yasmani Grandal, C5000020 .262
Seth Smith, LF4010120 .267
Chase Headley, 3B4121110 .200
Jedd Gyorko, 2B5000013 .141
Yonder Alonso, 1B5110000 .219
Chris Denorfia, RF5030000 .333
Ian Kennedy, P1001011 .000
   a-Nick Hundley, PH1000000 .318
   Nick Vincent, P0000000 .000
   Joaquin Benoit, P0000000 .000
   Dale Thayer, P0000000 .000
   b-Alexi Amarista, PH1000010 .243
   Donn Roach, P0000000 .000
   Huston Street, P0000000 .000
Totals41272212  
a-grounded out for Kennedy in the 7th
b-struck out for Thayer in the 10th
Batting
2B - Yonder Alonso (6, Gallardo), Chris Denorfia (3, Gallardo)
HR - Chase Headley (2, Figaro)
SH - Ian Kennedy (1)
RBI - Chase Headley (7), Ian Kennedy (1)
SB - Chris Denorfia (4, 2nd base off Figaro/Lucroy)
PK - Chris Denorfia (1, Gallardo)
Team LOB - 6
Fielding
E - Everth Cabrera (2, Throwing), Yasmani Grandal (2, Throwing)
San Diego Padres
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ian Kennedy 6411351 3.60
Nick Vincent 1100030 0.90
Joaquin Benoit 1100010 2.35
Dale Thayer 1000010 0.82
Donn Roach (W,1-0) 2100120 4.26
Huston Street (S,7) 1000010 1.13
IBB - Lucroy by Donn Roach
Pitches-Strikes - Ian Kennedy 100-64, Nick Vincent 16-12, Joaquin Benoit 18-10, Dale Thayer 24-18, Donn Roach 28-17, Huston Street 15-8
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Ian Kennedy 6-7, Dale Thayer 1-2, Donn Roach 2-2, Huston Street 2-0
Batters Faced - Ian Kennedy 25, Nick Vincent 4, Joaquin Benoit 4, Dale Thayer 4, Donn Roach 8, Huston Street 3
Milwaukee Brewers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Carlos Gomez, CF6010022 .302
Scooter Gennett, 2B6121012 .322
Ryan Braun, RF5000132 .286
Aramis Ramirez, 3B4000112 .329
Jonathan Lucroy, C3020200 .329
Khris Davis, LF5010016 .254
Mark Reynolds, 1B5000022 .197
Jean Segura, SS5000012 .232
Yovani Gallardo, P2000012 .000
   a-Lyle Overbay, PH1010000 .208
   Zach Duke, P0000000 .000
   Jim Henderson, P0000000 .000
   b-Rickie Weeks, PH1000011 .120
   Alfredo Figaro, P1000000 .000
Totals44171413  
a-singled for Gallardo in the 7th
b-struck out for Henderson in the 9th
Batting
2B - Khris Davis (6, Kennedy)
HR - Scooter Gennett (1, Kennedy)
RBI - Scooter Gennett (7)
SB - Carlos Gomez (3, 3rd base off Kennedy/Grandal), Scooter Gennett (2, 2nd base off Roach/Grandal), Jean Segura (5, 2nd base off Thayer/Grandal), Lyle Overbay (1, 2nd base off Vincent/Grandal)
Team LOB - 11
Fielding
DP - Segura-Gennett-Reynolds
Milwaukee Brewers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Yovani Gallardo 7511240 1.42
Zach Duke 1000020 1.93
Jim Henderson 1000030 4.15
Alfredo Figaro (L,0-1) 3211031 3.00
Pitches-Strikes - Yovani Gallardo 93-60, Zach Duke 15-12, Jim Henderson 13-10, Alfredo Figaro 48-32
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Yovani Gallardo 13-3, Zach Duke 1-0, Alfredo Figaro 3-3
Batters Faced - Yovani Gallardo 27, Zach Duke 3, Jim Henderson 3, Alfredo Figaro 11
Game Information
Attendance - 25815
Game Time - 4:04
Temperature - 66
Umpires - Home - Todd Tichenor, First Base - Tim Welke, Second Base - Chris Segal, Third Base - Tim Timmons