SF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
SD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 X 5
Date of game: 9/19/2014

Recap: San Diego vs. San Francisco

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Odrisamer Despaigne tossed a gem while Tim Hudson struggled yet again, as the San Diego Padres blanked the San Francisco Giants, 5-0, on Friday.

Despaigne (4-7) spun seven scoreless innings for the Padres, allowing just a pair of hits while striking out six. In three starts against the Giants this season, the Cuban rookie has given up just one run on eight hits in 20 innings.

Hudson, meanwhile, labored through yet another disappointing start for the playoff-hopeful Giants. Pitching through a hip injury, the veteran gave up five runs -- four earned -- in 4 1/3 innings six days after his shortest outing of the year.

"I felt pretty good today, actually," Hudson said.

Last time out, Hudson (9-12) was rocked for six runs on eight hits in an inning against the Dodgers, who eventually won that game, 17-0. He hasn't won since Aug. 22.

San Francisco remains percentage points ahead of Pittsburgh for the top National League wild card spot, and 5 1/2 games ahead of Milwaukee.

The Padres wasted no time getting to Hudson. Yangervis Solarte led off the bottom of the first with a single to center. Jedd Gyorko also singled and Yasmani Grandal drew a walk to load the bags for Alexi Amarista, who plated a pair with a double to right-center. Cameron Maybin followed with a two-run single before getting thrown out trying to steal to end the inning.

"The big hit was Alexi's, he got it down in right-center" said Padres manager Bud Black. "And Cameron hit a hanging breaking ball. Two good swings by Alexi and Cam."

Seth Smith doubled in Gyorko in the third inning, and both offenses stalled the rest of the way.

Game Notes

The Giants fell to 2-2 on their current nine-game road trip ... Despaigne is 3-1 in his last eight starts at home ... Giants outfielder Angel Pagan returned to the lineup after missing the last three games with a bulging disk in his back. Outfielder Michael Morse pinch-hit in the sixth inning. He missed the last 15 games with a strained left oblique.

Lafayette, Scheuerman run past Lehigh in 150th meeting

The 150th series meeting between Lafayette and Lehigh was held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, but Lafayette's Ross Scheuerman was ready for Broadway on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Browns activate Josh Gordon

The Cleveland Browns activated wide receiver Josh Gordon on Saturday, a day before he is set to make his season debut against Atlanta.

Dodgers acquire Bolsinger from D-backs

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right- handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday for cash considerations.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.