Padres unable to support Cashner and fall to the D-backs 6-1


San Diego, CA- The San Diego Padres were unable to support Andrew Cashner once again and fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1.

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The Diamondbacks scored the game’s first run on an RBI triple by Peralta tripled to give the D’backs a 1-0 lead.

The Padres would tie the game in the bottom of the third on an RBI double by Seth Smith to score Alexi Amarista and tie the game at 1-1.

The Diamondbacks would regain the lead in top of the fifth, scoring three runs on two hits, a walk, two fielder’s choices, a botched rundown and multiple errors by the Padres.

Cashner falls to (2-7) on the season after allowing two earned runs on five hits with five strikeouts in seven innings of work.

Ian Kennedy (10-11, 3.65) takes the mound for the Padres today against his former team. Randall Delgado (2-3, 5.85 ERA) will take the mound for the Diamondbacks.

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  • Game Notes:

    • Daniel Hudson returned to the mound for the Diamondbacks for the first time since 2012, after he underwent multiple Tommy John surgery’s. The Padres are hoping Cory Luebke will be able to return to the mound for the Padres next season, as he underwent this season his second Tommy John surgery.
    • Padres relievers Leonel Campos and R.J. Alvarez made their Major League debuts last night. Campos pitched a scoreless eighth inning. Alvarez allowed one run on one hit and two walks in the ninth. Campos and Alvarez are expected to be battle for a spot in the Padres bullpen next season.