SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres tied a team record with seven straight singles during a five-run fifth inning -- including pitcher Wade LeBlanc's career-high third hit of the night -- and went on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-0 Thursday night.
The NL West-leading Padres won their seventh straight home game and for the 11th time in 13 games overall.
San Diego's 13 hits were all singles.
LeBlanc (2-0) struck out six, walked none and held Milwaukee to eight hits in 6 1-3 innings. He lowered his ERA from 0.82 to 0.52.
After struggling early against Doug Davis (0-3), including taking four straight called third strikes, the Padres broke through with four runs on four hits in the fourth. The first four Padres batters reached base and scored.
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