San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - A bases-loaded two-run single by Yonder
Alonso broke open a seventh-inning tie Sunday, helping to lift the San Diego
Padres over the San Francisco Giants, 6-4, in the final test of a three-game
series at AT&T Park.
The Padres, after dropping the first two games with the NL West- leading
Giants, got strong pitching from left-hander Eric Stults (7-3), who threw 92
pitches over six innings. Stults gave up two runs on seven hits, while
striking out three and walking one.
Giants starter Yusmeiro Petit, on the other hand, lasted only 4 2/3 innings
before being pulled in the fifth after loading the bases. He was tagged for
two runs on seven hits, walking four and striking out one, but came away with
Reliever Clay Hensley (4-4) came away with the loss for San Francisco, giving
up two runs on two hits and two walks in just 1/3 an inning.
Everth Cabrera helped San Diego's cause, going 4-for-4 with two runs and two
stolen bases, and Logan Forsythe also scored twice for the Padres.
Mark Kotsay had a pinch-hit homer in the seventh, and Yasmani Grandal added an
RBI for San Diego.
Buster Posey, Xavier Nady, Eli Whiteside and Emmanuel Burriss each had an RBI
for the Giants.
After going ahead in the seventh, the Padres used three relievers to record
the final nine outs, with Huston Street earning his 22nd save of the year.
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