Ari 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SD 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 X 5
Date of game: 5/5/2013

Recap: San Diego vs. Arizona

San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Jedd Gyorko went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer and Edison Volquez was a victor in his third straight start, as the San Diego Padres took the rubber match of a three-game set with a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

"Jedd's a very instinctual player, a very good competitor," Padres manager Bud Black said.

Volquez (3-3) scattered four hits and surrendered just one run over 6 2/3 innings of work. Over his last four starts, the right-hander has given up just seven runs in 25 1/3 frames.

Will Venable hit a solo homer, while Chase Headley and Yonder Alonso drove in one run apiece for the Padres, winners in three of their last four games.

Didi Gregorius had two of Arizona's four hits and produced its only run with a homer. Ian Kennedy (1-3) suffered his first setback at Petco Park, allowing all five runs on five hits and three walks over 5 2/3 innings.

"Ian didn't have his secondary stuff early in the game and they got on his fastball," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said.

The Diamondbacks have dropped five of their last six and went 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position.

Everth Cabrera doubled to start the home first and Chris Denorfia followed with a walk. Headley then drove a single to center to plate a run and two batters later, Alonso's sacrifice fly gave the Padres a 2-0 lead.

Gregorius turned on offering from Volquez to lead off the third, and his blast stayed just inside the right field foul pole for a home run. Kennedy later came through with a double and Volquez walked two batters in a row to load the bases, but got Eric Chavez to ground out to end the inning.

Volquez stayed out of trouble the rest of his outing, allowing just one walk and a single from there.

With two away in the sixth and Headley on first base after getting hit with a pitch, Gyorko launched a two-run shot over the wall in left to supply the Padres with a three-run cushion.

Kennedy then served up a solo homer to Venable in the following at-bat, and was chased from the game. He came in with a 3-0 record and a 1.13 ERA in four starts at Petco Park.

Three Padres relievers combined for 2 1/3 innings of scoreless work, with Huston Street pitching a 1-2-3 ninth to close out the victory.

Game Notes

The Diamondbacks have homered in a season-high six straight games ... Prior to the contest, the Padres activated pitcher Tyson Ross off the 15-day disabled list and placed pitcher Clayton Richard on the 15-day DL.

Austin Peay dismisses running back Williams

Austin Peay State University said it has dismissed leading returning rusher Omar Williams from the football team for academic reasons on Friday.

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.

Extra Points: Easley puts himself back in the mix

There are plenty of boom-or-bust types in every draft, but perhaps none in the 2014 version poses a more interesting dilemma for NFL teams than former Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley.

Memphis G Calathes suspended 20 games

Less than 24 hours before the seventh- seeded Grizzlies open their playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the NBA announced they will be without the services of reserve point guard Nick Calathes.

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.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
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.