Brewers top Padres in 12 innings

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Suter started 14 games a year ago while finishing the season 3-2 overall with a 3.42 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP.

It was Braun's first hit of the season. "He had a really good spring training".

The Brewers enjoyed a wild ride on opening day, beating the San Diego Padres 2-1 in 12 innings on Thursday. "I was 0 for the season, so the longer you go 0 for the season the more pressure you put on yourself, so it's nice to get the first hit". One of the rebuilding Padres' top prospects, he allowed three runs and seven hits in 4 2-3 innings, with one strikeout and no walks.

"For a guy just sitting there all day to come in, get a good read and have the guts to go and be safe, that was big for us", Padres manager Andy Green said.

After beefing up their minor league system with draft picks and global signings, the Padres figured it was time to bring in a veteran like Hosmer. He eventually reached third but didn't score.

In just under 140 innings split between high-A Lake Elsinore and AA San Antonio past year, Lucchesi hurled 139 innings with a 2.20 ERA and 148 Ks, earning him MiLB.com Organization All-Star honors. Spangenberg hit a two-run homer to left and Austin Hedges followed with a shot to left. They had the bases loaded but Eric Hosmer grounded into a double play.

Travis Jankowski was optioned to the minors by the San Diego Padres Wednesday.

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They will re-evaluate him Wednesday morning to determine if he needs to enter the NBA's concussion protocol. James finished with 18 points for the Cavaliers, whose previous season low for points was 88.

Hosmer, signed to a $144 million, eight-year contract early in spring training, went 0 for 4 with a walk and two strikeouts in his Padres debut. He allowed five runs. three unearned, on four hits.

Brewers reliever Brandon Woodruff was hit by line drives by consecutive batters in the seventh.

The Brewers were one out away from winning 1-0 on a four-hitter when Freddy Galvis, acquired in a trade with Philadelphia, singled to right off Corey Knebel, a first-time All-Star previous year, to bring in Carlos Asuaje and send it into extra innings.

Lucchesi won't be added to the Padres' 25-man roster until Friday.

The Brewers are 6-1 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series, 2-6 in Suters last 8 road starts and 6-0 in Suters last 6 starts.

However, with Hunter Renfroe set to start in right field Saturday night against Brewers left-hander Brent Suter, Green could choose to take advantage of Sunday's off-day to get Myers extra rest.

The Padres have tabbed righty Luis Perdomo as their starter. He was 8-11 with a 4.67 ERA past year.

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