San Diego, CA- The San Diego Padres scored three runs in the bottom of the 9th off closer Kenley Jansen to rally back and defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5. With the win the San Diego Padres extend their winning streak to three games.
The San Diego Padres entered the bottom of the 9th trailing the Dodgers 5-3. Alexi Amarista lead-off the ninth with a single and would score on an RBI double by Carlos Quentin to cut the Dodgers lead to 5-4. Will Venable would follow with an RBI double of his own to score Quentin and tie the game at 5-5. Venable would advance to third on a sacrifice bunt by Rene Rivera and would score on a walk-off sacrifice fly by Everth Cabrera to give the San Diego Padres a 6-5 comeback win.
Dee Gordon would score to lead-off the game for the Dodgers, as Gordon tripled to right center and would score on Jace Peterson`s throwing error to give the Dodgers a 1-0 lead. stealing second. Matt Kemp would extend the Dodgers lead on an RBI single to score Adrian Gonzalez and give the Dodgers a 2-0 lead.
Seth Smith would cut the Dodgers lead to 2-1 in the bottom of the 1st on a two-out solo Home Run, his seventh of the season.
The Dodgers would score three runs in the fifth of Ian Kennedy on a two-run single by Yasiel Puig to score Dee Gordon and Hanley Ramirez and extend the Dodgers lead to 4-1. Yasiel Puig would score on an Adrian Gonzalez sacrifice fly to center to extend the Dodgers lead to 5-1.
Jake Goebbert would cut the Dodgers lead to 5-2 in the bottom of the 5th on his first Major League hit, an RBI single to right to score Alexi Amarista. Seth Smith would lead off the bottom of the 6th with his second home run of the game, his 8th of the season to cut the Dodgers lead to 5-3 to allow the San Diego Padres to rally in the bottom of the 9th.
San Diego Padres Ian Kennedy received the no-decision after allowing five runs on seven hits with five strikeouts in 5 innings of work.
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