Padres defeat the Phillies 5-4


San Diego, CA- Alexi Amarista his his 4th home run of the season last night to carry the San Diego Padres past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4.

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The San Diego Padres scored the games first runs in the bottom of the 1st on an RBI single by Will Venable to score Cory Spangenberg and an RBI ground-out by Yasmani Grandal to score Venable and give the Padres a 2-0 lead.

Domonic Brown would cut the Padres lead in half in the top of the second with a solo-home run.

The Phillies would take the lead in the top of the 5th on a two-run home run by Freddy Galvis to give the Phillies a 3-2 lead.

Ian Kennedy improved to (11-13) on the season after allowing three runs on three hits with four walks and seven strikeouts in six innings of work.

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  • The Padres would regain the lead in the bottom of the sixth on Alexi Amarista’s 4th home run of the season, a two-run shot to right field tp give the Padres a 4-3 lead.

    Jedd Gyorko would follow with an RBI single to extend their lead to 5-3.

    Kevin Quackenbush would allow a single run in the 9th and seal the win for the Padres for his fourth save of the season.