MLB: Milwaukee 8, San Diego 3

May 1, 2012 at 1:17 AM
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SAN DIEGO, May 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun blasted three homers and added a two-run triple Monday, driving in six runs to power the Milwaukee Brewers past San Diego 8-3.

Braun's solo shot in the fourth tied the score 1-1 and his two-run blast in the fifth put the Brewers up 5-2.

He added another bases-empty homer and capped his big night with a two-run three-bagger in the ninth.

Randy Wolf (2-2) earned the victory, surrendering three runs on nine hits in a five-inning start while walking three and striking out three.

Padres starter Joe Wieland (0-4) struck out eight over five innings but yielded five runs (three earned) on five hits and lost his fourth straight start.

Yonder Alonso went 2-for-3 with an RBI for San Diego.

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