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Padres All-Star Shuts Down Brewer Bats

Padres All-Star Shuts Down Brewer Bats
Posted August 27th, 2014 @ 12:07am

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Tyson Ross pitched 6 1-3 strong innings, Abraham Almonte had two RBIs and the San Diego Padres beat Milwaukee 4-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Brewers' five-game road winning streak.

Ross (12-12), the Padres' lone All-Star, extended his franchise record with his 13th consecutive quality start. He gave up one run and four hits with six strikeouts and two walks. 

Joaquin Benoit pitched the ninth for his ninth save in 10 chances.

Ross is 6-6 with a 1.96 ERA during his quality start streak, which dates back to June 21. He has 86 strikeouts and 24 walks in that stretch.

Jimmy Nelson (2-5) worked five innings for Milwaukee and allowed four runs _ two earned _ on five hits, with seven strikeouts in losing his third straight decision.

The series wraps up Wednesday night with first pitch at 8:10pm CT from San Diego. Radio coverage in Madison can be heard on 1310 WIBA.

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