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Padres rap out 23 hits, beat Brewers 13-6

May 11, 2011, 4:39 PM EDT

Cameron Maybin

The Padres, who entered today’s game with a major league-worst .219 batting average, collected 23 hits Wednesday in a 13-6 win over the Brewers.

It was the third most hits in franchise victory.  They had 24 hits on April 19, 1982 against the Giants and on Aug. 12, 2003 against the Braves (in a Greg Maddux start).

Jason Bartlett and Cameron Maybin led the way with four hits apiece.  Chris Denorfia and Ryan Ludwick both had three hits and homered.  Denorfia also had two of the Padres’ three walks on the day.

Two-hit games were achieved by Alberto Gonzalez, starting pitcher Tim Stauffer and Brad Hawpe.  Hawpe, who didn’t start, had both of his as part of the Padres’ eight-run eighth inning.

By going 23-for-42 in the game, they raised their collective team average 11 points to .230.  Now the Nationals have the game’s worst average at .222.

  1. icanspeel - May 11, 2011 at 5:57 PM

    Yay the Padres can celebrate for at least 1 day they do not have the worst batting average in the majors!

    • jamie54 - May 11, 2011 at 6:09 PM

      Exactly. Now watch as they get 5 hits over the next three games in Colorado, back down the shoot.

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