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National League Game Summary - Colorado at San Diego



(Saturday, September 7th)

Final Score: San Diego 2, Colorado 1

San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Jedd Gyorko's leadoff homer in the eighth inning lifted the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.

The Rockies had tied the game in the top of the frame, as DJ LeMahieu singled home Charlie Culberson.

Gyorko, though, opened the home portion by crushing Matt Belisle's first pitch over the wall in right field to put the Padres ahead.

Gyorko finished 2-for-4 and Alexi Amarista drove in a run for the Padres, winners in four of their last five games.

Luke Gregerson (6-7) earned the win despite allowing the game-tying run in the eighth and Huston Street worked a scoreless ninth to pick up his 28th save of the season.

San Diego starter Tyson Ross scattered three hits and two walks over seven shutout innings.

"He threw seven scoreless innings and gave up only three hits, but there have been times this season where he gets back in the rotation and pitched better than he did tonight. That is a great sign," said Padres manager Bud Black.

Belisle (5-6) was pegged with the loss. Colorado starter Tyler Chatwood held Padres to one run on five hits over six innings.

"I had a pretty good sinker tonight and a pretty good curveball. I got to go out there and pitch that long and kept us in the game," said Chatwood.

With the bases loaded and two outs in the first, Amarista laced a line drive off Chatwood's glove. The ball ricocheted off the glove and slowly rolled to the right side of the infield, allowing Chris Denorfia to score.

Culberson replaced Ryan Wheeler on first base in the eighth, after Wheeler reached on a force out. Culberson stole second, then scored on LeMahieu's single to left field.

Game Notes

San Diego was 1-for-5 with runners in scoring position ... Gyorko has 17 homers this season ... Will Venable recorded his 17th stolen base of the year ... Colorado went 1-for-6 with RISP ... LeMahieu extended his hitting streak to 10 games.

09/08 01:26:07 ET

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NCCU 55
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UNC 93
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OKC 92
MIN 84
 
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MEM 103
ORL 94
 
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NOP 99
PHI 74
 
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UTA 49
BOS 60
 
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AMER 66
ARMY 68
 
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OU 59
CLST 56
 
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NCCU 55
DELST 54
 
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PBY 54
HIGH 63
 
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UNC 93
SYR 83
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DET 53
WRST 64
 
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NCAT 71
COPST 84
 
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SCST 65
HAMP 56
 
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COOK 42
HOW 45
 
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NWST 80
NICST 51
 
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NO 87
CARK 67
 
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CAMP 78
GWEBB 59
 
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FAM 65
MDES 72
 
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INCWORD 86
MCNST 84
 
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SAV 54
NORST 70
 
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ABCHRIST 63
SHSU 80
 
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LAM 65
STEPH 82
 
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SELA 61
TAMCC 70
 
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VALPO 73
UWMIL 48
 
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ALAAM 69
ALCOR 51
 
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ALAST 45
SOUTH 47
 
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ARKPB 68
PVU 44
 
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ISU 62
TEX 44
 
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MVSU 64
TXSOU 64