Winning streak ends

The fifth-longest winning streak in Padres history came to an unceremonious end Tuesday night when Carlos Lee and Corey Koskie hit back-to-back, two-out, 10th-inning doubles off Trevor Hoffman to give the Brewers a 5-4 victory over the Padres at Petco Park.

"That was a tough loss," Padres manager Bruce Bochy said at the end of the nine-game winning streak. "It's one we have to put behind us. What impressed me most about this streak is how hard we played ... how we bounced back off a bad streak."

The Padres had lost five straight games at home before starting their hot stretch.

During the streak, the Padres scored three extra-inning wins, had a team ERA of 2.54, batted .274 and averaged 5.8 runs a game -- or two more runs a game than they had averaged before the streak began.

The Padres also made only two errors during the winning streak and didn't allow an unearned run. Another statistic of note, in 24 innings during the streak, San Diego's relievers issued only one walk. And opponents batted only .202 against Padres pitching and averaged only 1.04 runners per inning.

"No free passes," relief pitcher Scott Linebrink said. "If we keep doing that, we're going to be OK."

REPLAY: Khalil Greene hit a three-run homer Tuesday to pull the Padres into a 4-4 tie with the Brewers in the sixth inning. But the Padres never had another runner advance past first against Milwaukee's bullpen, and the Brewers pulled out a 5-4 win in 10 innings.

"Our best chances were earlier," said Padres manager Bruce Bochy, referring to the second inning when Brewers third baseman Corey Koskie speared a pair of line drives off the bats of Josh Barfield and pitcher Clay Hensley with runners in scoring position.

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