After scoring 10 runs and banging out 16 hits on Monday night, the Milwaukee Brewers managed just five hits off of San Diego pitching and the Padres pulled out a 4-1 victory.
Padres starter Tyson Ross worked 6 1/3 innings and allowed one run on four hits while walking two and striking out six. The Padres captured their sixth win in his last seven starts. Ross now has strung together 13 straight quality starts.
The Brewers only run came on Scooter Gennett’s ground rule double in the fourth inning.
Jimmy Nelson (2-5) pitched five innings and allowed four runs (2 earned) on five hits and took the loss. He walked two and struck out a career high seven.
Jonathan Lucroy clubbed his major league leading 44th double in the loss.
The Brewers still remain 1 1/2 games up on the Cardinals atop the NL Central after St. Louis lost to Pittsburgh last night.
The Brewers send Yovani Gallrdo (8-7, 3.38) to the mound in the series finale against Odrisamer Despaigne (3-5, 3.44).