H E
Ari 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 7 1
SD 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Date of game: 4/10/2012

Recap: San Diego vs. Arizona

San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - The Diamondbacks are off to the best start in franchise history thanks to Chris Young's two-run homer in the 11th inning, which lifted Arizona to a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres.

Micah Owings (0-1) glanced Gerardo Parra's jersey to open the away 11th, and his next pitch -- a hanging slider -- was lined into the left-field seats by Young.

The blast helped give the Diamondbacks a 4-0 record for the first time in their 15-year existence.

Arizona's bullpen blew the win for Trevor Cahill, but silenced the Padres in the later frames. David Hernandez struck out Cameron Maybin with a runner on third to end the ninth, Craig Breslow (1-0) hurled a perfect 10th to earn the win and J.J. Putz worked around a leadoff single in the 11th to earn his third save.

San Diego lost the opener of this three-game series after salvaging the finale of a four-game series against the Dodgers on Sunday.

Prior to Young's homer, Arizona had just two hits following Paul Goldschmidt's two-run double off Edinson Volquez in the first inning.

Cahill, who was raised an hour north of San Diego, struggled with his control early on. He walked the bases loaded in the second frame before striking out Maybin to get out of the jam, then threw a wild pitch that eventually helped Chase Headley score on Jesus Guzman's groundout in the third.

He settled down from there, but Brad Ziegler was unable to hang on to the 2-1 lead in the seventh. Orlando Hudson started the frame by legging out a triple, then scored the tying run on Jason Bartlett's base hit to left.

Cahill lasted six innings against his hometown team, allowing one run on two hits and six walks in his first start for the Diamondbacks.

"I was just happy to come out with as little damage as possible," Cahill said.

His counterpart, Volquez, followed up a loss on Opening Day with a quality start. He struck out eight over seven frames and gave up two runs on five hits and three walks.

"Nice solid three-pitch mix. Threw the ball very well," San Diego manager Bud Black said of Volquez.

Game Notes

The Diamondbacks were coming off a season-opening series sweep over the Giants...Cahill, who had five strikeouts, was acquired from the Athletics on Dec. 9 for a package of players that included pitching prospect Jarrod Parker.

Clemson QB Kelly dismissed from team

Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly, nephew of Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, has been dismissed from the team for conduct detrimental to the program.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Boston's Napoli leaves game with dislocated finger

Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli suffered a dislocated finger in the ninth inning of Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox.

Knicks' Anthony to miss final two games

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will miss the team's final two games of the season after an MRI revealed a small tear to the labrum in his right shoulder.

Panthers win top pick in 2014 NHL Draft

The Florida Panthers will have the top overall selection in the 2014 NHL Draft, after winning the league's lottery which was held on Tuesday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.