Brewers can’t overcome early deficit, fall to Padres

MILWAUKEE (AP) — 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’s two-run pinch-hit homer.
Milwaukee rallied with five runs in the bottom half of the inning. Norichika Aoki homered and Caleb Gindl hit a two-run double.
The Brewers’ comeback in the seventh ended with a diving catch by Venable with runners on second and third.
NOTES: Ryan Braun’s locker at Miller Park was absent of most personal items except for a few jerseys and a bat prior to the game, three days after he was suspended for the remainder of the season by Major League Baseball. … Milwaukee reliever Michael Gonzalez threw two wild pitches in the seventh inning.