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Braun has 1st career 3-homer game in Brewers' win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -

By BERNIE WILSON
AP Sports Writer

Ryan Braun had his first three-homer game and added a two-run triple to tie his career high with six RBIs, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Monday night.

The reigning NL MVP became the first player to hit three home runs in a game at spacious Petco Park since it opened in 2004. His power show came several days after the Padres said they are studying bringing in the fences at the downtown ballpark to make it more fair.

Petco Park's deep outfield, particularly in right and right-center, swallows fly balls that would be homers in other stadiums.

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