SAN DIEGO – Corbin Burns outplayed Blake Snell in a match between recent Cy Young winners and Tyrone Taylor to break Homer’s three-game tie-breaker to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Padres 4-1 on Tuesday. San Diego.
Mike Brousseau has also made a splash with the Brewers, who snapped San Diego’s winning streak at five.
Burns (2-2), the reigning NL Cy Young award winner, held Padres in a one-round five-stroke in six innings, writing off five and running two times. The only right-hand inning came in a double stage play in the first, and only allowed another runner in the scoring position for the rest of his descent.
Devin Williams made a perfect ninth save for the third time.
Snell (0-2), the 2018 Cy Young Award winner with the Tampa Bay team, gave up Brousseau’s tie result in the fifth inning, then went out with two riders on board and one in sixth. He was replaced by Craig Stammen, who ditched Taylor’s three-stroke home left, his fourth home.
For the Brewers, Mexican Luis Orías scored 4-0 in one inning. Puerto Rican Victor Caratini 3-0.
For Padres, Dominican Robinson Cano 1-0.
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