SD 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4
SF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Date of game: 9/26/2014

Recap: San Francisco vs. San Diego

San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Ian Kennedy tossed seven dominant innings in the San Diego Padres' 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Friday.

Kennedy (13-13) allowed just an unearned run in seven innings while fanning six, improving to 9-4 lifetime in 20 starts against the Giants.

"When he turns the ball loose, it comes out good," said Padres manager Bud Black.

Kevin Quackenbush pitched the eighth and Joaquin Benoit nailed down the save. Rene Rivera drove in two runs in the victory.

The Giants clinched their third postseason appearance in five years on Thursday, but will have to play on the road in the single elimination wild card round. San Francisco will visit either St. Louis or Pittsburgh.

"We've played well on the road," said Giants manager Bruce Bochy. "We knew we had to run this one out to get the home-field game that we were looking for. It is encouraging that we have done a good job on the road."

Ryan Vogelsong (8-13) continued to struggle for the Giants, falling to 0-4 in his last five starts after allowing four runs -- three earned -- on six hits in 5 1/3 innings of work.

Vogelsong didn't allow an earned run through five innings, but a one-out double by Jedd Gyorko led to a three-run frame and the end of his outing. Yasmani Grandal followed the two-bagger with a walk and Seth Smith put the Padres up with an RBI double to right. Rivera then singled in a pair of runs to chase Vogelsong.

Earlier, San Diego opened the scoring in the first when Grandal's infield single plated Will Venable, who singled and advanced on a passed ball with one out.

The Giants tied it in the second on Brandon Crawford's sacrifice fly.

Game Notes

The Giants won the World Series each of their last two trips to the postseason ... Rivera improved to 10-for-25 with 12 RBI in his last seven against the Giants ... San Francisco went 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position.

Late FG only points in Illinois State spring game

Defense dominated in the Illinois State spring football game before Sean Slattery's late 31-yard field goal lifted the Red team to a 3-0 win over the White on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Rain postpones Sprint Cup race at Richmond to Sunday

Persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway forced NASCAR officials to postpone Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400.

Dodgers place Puig and Peralta on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed All-Star outfielder Yasiel Puig and right-handed reliever Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday.

Price, Rinne, Dubnyk named Vezina finalists

Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens, Pekka Rinne from the Nashville Predators and Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk have been named finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.