By Liz Alper
Photo: Logan Allen pitched seven innings, gave up three hits, two walks and struck out five in his Major League debut. Via @Padres on Twitter
June 18, 2019 (San Diego) - Back home and back in fourth place, the Padres are back to NL Central opponents, taking on the Brewers. They won 2-0 last night--their fourth shutout of the season--and called up prospect Logan Allen to start game two tonight against Milwaukee’s Brandon Woodruff.
It was scoreless until the fifth when Eric Hosmer lined a pitch to Mike Moustakas, who made the catch, but his throw to first was offbase, allowing Allen to score. Manny Machado added more with a ground rule double that scored Valhalla alum Greg Garcia and the Padres took a 2-0 lead after five.
Francisco Mejia added more in the sixth with his first home run of the season, a two-run blast to The Beach to put the Padres up 4-0 after six.
Jesus Aguilar put the Brewers on the board in the eighth by scoring a wild pitch, but the Padres took the game and the series with a 4-1 win.
The series finale is a matinee tomorrow at 12:40 p.m. Zach Davies starts for the Brewers against Matt Strahm.
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