Padres Perfect in May as They Snag Series From Brew Crew,
The Padres said see you later to April and hello to May as they shut the Brewers out in the final two of a three game series at Petco Park. It was the first series victory for the Friars of the 2012 campaign and hopefully a sign of things to come as they put the month of April behind them, where they recorded a 7-17 record. After an off day on Thursday, they will welcome back Heath Bell and the Marlins for a three game series over the Cinco de Mayo weekend. Below is a recap of the series against the Brewers.
April 30th, 2012 Brewers 8, Padres 3
WP Joe Wolf (2-2) 5IP 9H 3R 3ER 3BB 3K 0HR
LP Joe Wieland (0-4) 5IP 5H 5R 3ER 2BB 8K 2HR
Ryan Braun went 4-5 with three home runs and a triple, knocking in six runs to lead the Brewers past the Padres 8-3 on Monday.
Former Padres starter Joe Wolf collected the win, even though he allowed three runs on nine hits.
The Padres enjoyed a 1-0 lead in the second when Yonder Alonso singled in Cam Maybin with two outs in the second. Maybin walked before reaching second with his fifth steal of the season.
But the next inning Ryan Braun tied the game up with a towering homer about 15 feet past the fence in the