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


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.

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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.

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  • 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.