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.