Brewers hit 3 HRs in 5-3 win over Padres

Posted-October 2nd, 2012 1:32 pm

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Carlos Gomez, Rickie Weeks and Jonathan Lucroy all hit home runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-3 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

Shaun Marcum gave up two runs and six hits in six innings as Milwaukee clinched a winning season for the second straight year.

Jim Henderson gave up a run in the seventh inning, Francisco Rodriguez pitched a scoreless eighth and John Axford struck out the side in the ninth inning to get his 34 save in 43 chances.

Clayton Richard (14-14) gave up five runs and 10 hits in seven innings for his second straight loss after winning five straight decisions.

(Copyright Associated Press)


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