Jul 7, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley (7) runs after hitting a RBI triple in the seventh inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Chase Headley carries the San Diego Padres past the Rockies 6-1

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San Diego, CA- San Diego Padres Chase Headley had his best game of the season going 4-for-5 with two RBI’s and two runs scored, as the San Diego Padres defeat the Rockies 6-1. The San Diego Padres have now won 6 of their last 8 games and the Rockies fall to 3-18 over its last 21 games.

Ian Kennedy continued his success on the road this season, allowing one run on four hits and nine strikeouts in seven innings of work. Kennedy improved to (7-9) on the season.

Brooks Conrad drove in the games first run in the top of the 4th on a sacrifice fly to score Chase Headley and give the San Diego Padres a 1-0 lead.

The Rockies would tie the game in the bottom of the fourth on a leadoff solo-home run by Drew Stubbs to tie the game at 1-1.

The game would remain tied until the top of the 6th as Tommy Medica scored on an RBI double by Rene Rivera to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 lead. Cameron Maybin would extend the San Diego Padres lead to 3-1 on an RBI double to score Rene Rivera.

The game was delayed for 56 minutes due to rain and lightning in the seventh inning.

When the game resumed Ian Kennedy and Chris Denorfia would score on a two-run triple by Chase Headley to extend the San Diego Padres lead to 5-1. Headley would then score on a sacrifice fly by Carlos Quentin to extend the Padres lead to 6-1.

Kevin Quackenbush and Tim Stauffer would close out the game for the San Diego Padres with two shutout innings to seal the Padres 6-1 win.

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