Vicente Padilla (right) confers with Gerald Laird in the fourth inning. (Tim Sharp/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Vicente Padilla retired the first nine batters he faced, but the right-hander ran into trouble in the fourth, when he allowed four runs on his way to taking his first loss of the season. Josh Hamilton hit a mammoth two-run homer and drove in four runs.
BATTING 2B: Wells, V (3, Padilla), Overbay (1, Padilla), Eckstein (2, Padilla). TB: Eckstein 3; Hill; Wells, V 4; Stairs; Overbay 3; Zaun 2; Scutaro; Coats. RBI: Wells, V 2 (12), Overbay 3 (5), Zaun (2), Scutaro (2). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro; Stairs 3; Hill; Eckstein. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Rios (4, 2nd base off Fukumori/Laird), Wells, V (1, 2nd base off Nippert/Laird), Coats (1, 2nd base off Padilla/Laird), Zaun (2, home off Padilla/Laird). CS: Overbay (1, 2nd base by Nippert/Laird).
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