Mil 1 0 2 0 1 3 1 0 2 10
SD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Date of game: 8/25/2014

Recap: San Diego vs. Milwaukee

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Aramis Ramirez went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI as the Milwaukee Brewers crushed the San Diego Padres, 10-1, in the opener of a three-game series.

Gerardo Parra also drove in three runs, while Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez had three hits apiece, with the former adding a solo homer in the Brewers' 16-hit attack.

Milwaukee maintained its 1 1/2-game lead on St. Louis atop the NL Central.

Kyle Lohse (12-7) had a successful return, allowing just one run on four hits and four walks over six innings in his first outing since suffering an ankle sprain on Aug. 13.

"He looked like he settled down and got everything working," said Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke about Lohse. "I was happy to see him get back in that rhythm again."

San Diego got its 10-game homestand off on the wrong foot as Eric Stults (6-14) was tagged for four runs on nine hits and three walks in five frames.

"Not quite as sharp as we've seen him," said San Diego manager Bud Black about Stults. "They made him pay for his mistakes, balls that he left over the plate they got good swings on them."

The only run the Padres pushed across came in the second inning via Alexi Amarista's RBI triple down the left-field line. Amarista was thrown out at home by Lohse on Stults' bunt up the first-base line, and Will Venable struck out to leave the bases loaded and keep it a 1-1 game.

Braun hit a go-ahead solo homer in the third, and Martin Maldonado added a run-scoring single later in the frame.

Ramirez, who singled in Gomez in the first inning, led off the fifth with a blast over the center-field wall, and Milwaukee tacked on six more runs against San Diego's bullpen.

Ramirez and Khris Davis recorded back-to-back RBI doubles in the sixth, and the Ramirez scored on a Rickie Weeks sacrifice fly.

Parra, who entered the game as a replacement for Braun, hit into a run-scoring groundout in the seventh and provided a two-run single in the ninth to account for the final score.

Game Notes

Milwaukee has won five straight on the road ... The Padres were 6-0 at home in August ... The Brewers began a nine-game road trip ... Braun collided knees with Jake Goebbert on a play at first base in the opening frame. Both stayed in the game before eventually exiting early.

NAU scores late, upsets No. 2 Eastern Washington

Northern Arizona backup quarterback Jordan Perry connected with freshman wide receiver Dan Galindo on a 20-yard touchdown pass with 12 seconds remaining to lift the Lumberjacks to a 28-27 upset of No. 2 Eastern Washington on Saturday.

NASCAR News
McMurray tops Logano for Martinsville pole

Jamie McMurray claimed the pole for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 -- the first race in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship -- by beating Joey Logano in Friday's qualifying at Martinsville Speedway.

Dolphins reinstate Jordan from suspension

The Miami Dolphins have reinstated 2013 first- round pick Dion Jordan to the active roster after the defensive end completed a six-game season-opening suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Cavs exercise option on Waiters' contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Saturday that the club has exercised the fourth-year option on the contract of guard Dion Waiters.

Stastny placed on injured reserve

The St. Louis Blues placed center Paul Stastny on injured reserve Friday and recalled forward Dmitrij Jaskin from Chicago of the American Hockey League.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.