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Kouz man of hour
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Padres 8, Phillies 5
Adrian Gonzalez trots home after his two-run homer in the third inning on Saturday. (AP)
The Padres and Phillies engaged in a battle on Saturday evening that was the very definition of see-saw. Neither team, it seemed, could hold onto a lead. In fact, each squad held the lead by one run at the end of its respective half of the eighth inning. But Kevin Kouzmanoff's three-run shot in the ninth sealed it.
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Series at a glance:
SD
San Diego (9-3)
Won 3
San Diego 8, Philadelphia 5   PHI
Philadelphia (4-6)
Lost 3
April 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4   8 10 2
Philadelphia
0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0   5 8 0
Standings thru 4/18/09  |  Recap: SD | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Padres stats  |  Phillies stats
San Diego AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gerut, CF 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 .333
Eckstein, 2B 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .295
Giles, RF 5 0 1 2 0 1 4 .163
Gonzalez, Ad, 1B 2 2 1 2 3 1 0 .268
Headley, LF 2 2 0 0 3 2 1 .283
Kouzmanoff, 3B 5 1 3 3 0 0 3 .239
Hundley, C 5 0 1 1 0 3 1 .276
Rodriguez, L, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240
Hill, S, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Gregerson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Gonzalez, E, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .091
  Moreno, E, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Hairston, S, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .400
  Sanchez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Meredith, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 8 10 8 7 11 17  

a-Struck out for Gregerson in the 7th. b-Struck out for Moreno, E in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Kouzmanoff (1, Myers), Eckstein (5, Myers), Giles (2, Myers), Gerut (4, Lidge).
HR: Gonzalez, Ad (4, 3rd inning off Myers, 1 on, 2 out), Kouzmanoff (1, 9th inning off Lidge, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Gerut 3; Gonzalez, Ad 4; Eckstein 3; Kouzmanoff 7; Giles 2; Hundley.
RBI: Gonzalez, Ad 2 (10), Giles 2 (6), Hundley (5), Kouzmanoff 3 (5).
2-out RBI: Gonzalez, Ad 2; Kouzmanoff 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kouzmanoff 2; Hill, S; Hairston, S.
GIDP: Giles.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez, Ad 2 (2, missed catch, throw).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .133
Victorino, CF 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 .220
Utley, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .378
Howard, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 .300
Ibanez, LF 4 2 2 1 0 2 3 .375
Werth, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .275
Feliz, 3B 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 .313
Marson, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500
  b-Dobbs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143
  Coste, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Myers, P 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .200
  Eyre, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Cairo, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
  c-Stairs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200
Totals 35 5 8 5 1 7 13  

a-Bunted out for Eyre, S in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Marson in the 8th. c-Struck out for Durbin in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins (2, Hill, S), Myers (1, Hill, S).
HR: Ibanez (4, 2nd inning off Hill, S, 0 on, 1 out), Howard (2, 6th inning off Gregerson, 0 on, 0 out), Utley (3, 8th inning off Sanchez, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Howard 4; Marson; Ibanez 5; Rollins 2; Myers 2; Werth; Utley 4.
RBI: Ibanez (8), Victorino (4), Howard (9), Utley (9), Feliz (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ibanez 2.
SF: Victorino; Feliz.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Utley-Rollins-Howard).

 
San Diego IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hill, S 5.0 3 2 2 1 3 1 3.60
Gregerson (BS, 1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 3.38
Moreno, E 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Sanchez (BS, 1) 0.1 2 2 2 0 0 1 6.75
Meredith (W, 3-0) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bell (S, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Myers 6.2 6 3 3 4 6 1 5.03
Eyre, S 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Madson 1.0 2 1 1 1 3 0 6.00
Lidge (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 0.2 2 4 4 2 0 1 9.45
Durbin 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9.00

WP: Myers.
Pitches-strikes: Hill, S 91-55, Gregerson 18-14, Moreno, E 7-7, Sanchez 8-7, Meredith 9-5, Bell 20-12, Myers 108-66, Eyre, S 6-3, Madson 30-21, Lidge 26-11, Durbin 5-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hill, S 6-6, Gregerson 1-0, Moreno, E 0-0, Sanchez 1-0, Meredith 1-1, Bell 1-0, Myers 7-2, Eyre, S 0-0, Madson 0-0, Lidge 2-0, Durbin 0-0.
Batters faced: Hill, S 21, Gregerson 4, Moreno, E 4, Sanchez 3, Meredith 3, Bell 3, Myers 29, Eyre, S 1, Madson 6, Lidge 6, Durbin 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Meredith 1-1, Eyre, S 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Chuck Meriwether. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 3:13.
Att: 45,007.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
April 18, 2009
April 18, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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