Josh Geer allowed five runs, four earned, in four innings. (David Kohl/AP)
By Steve Gartner / MLB.com
Josh Geer put the Padres in an early five-run hole, but the bats came alive in the fifth and sixth innings, when San Diego scored three runs. Everth Cabrera stroked his first career homer in the sixth inning, and Adrian Gonzalez followed with the 123rd shot of his career to pull the Padres within two runs.
a-Flied out for Geer in the 5th. b-Flied out for Mujica in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Gonzalez, Ad (13, Bailey, H), Blanks (5, Bailey, H). 3B: Cabrera, E (4, Rhodes). HR: Cabrera, E (1, 6th inning off Bailey, H, 0 on, 1 out), Gonzalez, Ad (26, 6th inning off Bailey, H, 0 on, 1 out),
Kouzmanoff (14, 9th inning off Cordero, F, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Gonzalez, Ad 6; Cabrera, E 7; Kouzmanoff 4; Blanks 2; Rodriguez, L 2. RBI: Rodriguez, L (13), Cabrera, E (13), Gonzalez, Ad (56), Kouzmanoff (54). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, Ad. Team RISP: 2-for-6. Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING SB: Blanks (1, 2nd base off Bailey, H/Tatum).
Game Scores: Geer , Bailey, H . WP: Mujica. HBP: Nix, L (by Geer). Pitches-strikes: Geer 73-42, Mujica 38-25, Thatcher 16-9, Bailey, H 111-75, Rhodes 13-9, Cordero, F 13-8. Groundouts-flyouts: Geer 8-2, Mujica 4-2, Thatcher 0-0, Bailey, H 7-7, Rhodes 1-1, Cordero, F 0-2. Batters faced: Geer 19, Mujica 12, Thatcher 4, Bailey, H 27, Rhodes 3, Cordero, F 4. Ejections: Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto ejected by 3B umpire Jerry Crawford (1st) Umpires:
HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Scott Barry. 3B: Jerry Crawford. Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy. Wind:
6 mph, R to L. T: 2:31. Att: 18,563. Venue: Great American Ball Park. July 27, 2009 July 27, 2009
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