The Milwaukee Brewers have found life difficult on the road this season. Since April 29th on the road, the Brewers were hitting just .099, 8 for 81 with runners in scoring position.
Last night, the Brewers changed their luck, going 4 for 12 with runners in scoring position in a 5-2 win over the San Diego Padres.
Mark Kotsay got a start in center field and turned out to be the hitting hero. He collected 3 hits and drove in a pair of runs.
Yovani Gallardo won his third straight start, fanning 9 through 6-innings. John Axford worked the 9th for his 10th save of the season.
Chris Narveson pitches the series finale for the Brewers. He faces Aaron Harang.