Padres offense returns to form and fall to the Pirates 2-1


San Diego, CA- The San Diego Padres offense returned to form last night as they wasted many scoring opportunities and fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1.

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The San Diego Padres scored the games first run in the top of the first, as Everth Cabrera lead off the game with a double and scored on a sacrifice fly by Seth Smith to give the San Diego Padres a 1-0 lead.

The lead wouldn’t last long as the Pirates would answer back in the bottom of the first inning, as Josh Harrison lead off the inning with a triple and scored on an RBI single by Gregory Polanco to tie the game at 1-1. Polanco would score on a sacrifice fly by Ike Davis to give the Pirates a 2-1 lead.

Padres starter Ian Kennedy fell to (8-10) on the season, after allowing only two runs (one earned) on seven hits, three walks and five strikeouts in six innings of work.

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  • The San Diego Padres wasted their only opportunity to tie the game and take the lead in the top of the sixth, as they loaded the bases with no-body out on singles by Everth Cabrera, Yangervis Solarte, a walk by Seth Smith………….and didn’t score a single run.

    Jedd Gyorko would ground into a 5-2-3 double play and Yonder Alonso would fly out to end the threat.

    The Padres will look to rebound tomorrow as Eric Stults takes the mound for the Padres and looks to avoid adding to his Major League leading 13 losses.