Aramis Ramirez homered, Ryan Braun drove in two runs and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 4-3 Monday night.
Wily Peralta (3-0) gave up three runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings as the Brewers improved their major league-best record to 15-5. Peralta stuck out six.
Will Smith pitched out of a base-loaded jam in the seventh inning. Tyler Thornberg worked a scoreless eighth and Francisco Rodriquez finished for his eighth save this season and 312th of his career, good for 19th on the career list.
Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez was in the starting lineup as he waited to see if he would be suspended for his role in a benches clearing brawl on Sunday in Pittsburgh.
Major League Baseball is expected to issue its decision on Tuesday. He went 1 for 3 with a double.