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National League Game Summary - Colorado at San Diego



(Sunday, September 8th)

Final Score: San Diego 5, Colorado 2

San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - The San Diego Padres rallied for four runs in the seventh inning to complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 5-2 win on Sunday.

With the bases loaded, Roy Oswalt (0-5) walked Jesus Guzman to force home Chase Headley. Nick Hundley followed with a pinch-hit, three-run double down the line in left to make it 5-2.

"In a close game, a well-pitched game, it sometimes comes down to a big hit," Padres manager Bud Black said.

Rene Rivera also drove in a run for the Padres, winners in five of their last six.

Nick Vincent (4-2) earned the win after tossing a scoreless seventh inning and Huston Street spun a perfect ninth to notch his 29th save of the season.

Padres starter Ian Kennedy gave up two runs -- one earned -- on five hits while striking out seven over five frames.

Michael Cuddyer and Jordan Pacheco drove in one run apiece for the Rockies, losers in five of their last six games.

Rockies starter Chad Bettis worked three scoreless innings, striking out five and scattering two hits.

"What I'm learning up here and what I'm working on are things I can definitely continue during the offseason," Bettis said.

Colorado got on the board in the third inning. Corey Dickerson tripled and then scored on Cuddyer's double to left.

Pacheco doubled home Charlie Blackmon in the fourth to make it 2-0.

The Padrs got on the board in the fifth as Ronny Cedeno came home on Rivera's sacrifice fly.

Game Notes

San Diego was 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position ... Kennedy hasn't lost since Aug. 16 ... Colorado was 2-for-7 with RISP.

09/08 22:30:45 ET

Scoreboard
Local
Final
LEH 4
DUR 7
 
Final
CLE 2
KAN 6
Final
BOS 6
TOR 5
7:05pm Tonight
BAL 0
CWS 0
Final
NYY 4
TAM 1
Final
CIN 9
MIL 6
Final
MIA 1
NYM 3
Final
ATL 8
WAS 4
Final
CHC 4
PIT 0
Final
TEX 1
SEA 3
 
Final
MIN 4
DET 5
Final
STL 1
PHI 4
6th
ARI 2
COL 5
 
6th
SDP 3
HOU 3
 
6th
LOS 4
SFG 3
 
Final
BRK 120
ATL 115
Final
CHI 88
MIL 94
Half
POR 55
MEM 48
 
Final
DET 2
TAM 5
Final
WAS 2
NYI 1
Final
LEH 4
DUR 7