San Diego 7, Miami 2

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, July 27, 2012 7:10 PM
Location - Marlins Ballpark
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Larry Vanover, First Base - Dan Bellino, Second Base - Wally Bell, Third Base - Victor Carapazza,
Attendance - 23161

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
San Diego 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 7 8 1
Miami 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Diego 43-58 22-29 21-29 W2
Miami 45-54 25-27 20-27 L3


Padres 7, Marlins 2: Rookie Yasmani Grandal ripped a bases-clearing triple to highlight a five-run sixth inning and Kip Wells tossed six solid frames as San Diego posted its ninth straight road victory over the Marlins.

Yonder Alonso had a pair of RBI singles and Chase Headley and Grandal scored twice for the Padres, who won for the ninth time in 13 outings while handing Miami its eighth loss in nine games.

Grandal, who was born in Cuba but resides in Miami, gave San Diego a 4-2 lead after depositing an offering from Carlos Zambrano (5-9) over the head of center fielder Justin Ruggiano. The ball rolled to the wall as all three runners aboard crossed the plate.

Alonso, who also lives in south Florida, brought Grandal home with an RBI single to left field to cap the uprising.

After allowing just one hit prior to the decisive inning, Zambrano did not make it out of the frame. Zambrano yielded five runs and issued four walks to take the loss.

Wells (2-3) benefited from the big inning to snap a modest two-game losing skid. The veteran right-hander allowed two runs on five hits and struck out four.

Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to 14 games with an RBI triple in the fourth inning. Carlos Lee had two hits - including an RBI single - for the Marlins, who saw their Nos. 5-8 hitters go a combined 0-for-16 at the plate.

GAME NOTEBOOK: San Diego OF Cameron Maybin returned to the starting lineup for the first time since July 17. Maybin, who has been limited due to a sore right wrist, had an RBI double in the seventh inning. ... Reyes was batting third in the lineup for the first time since the 2010 season. ... Former Padres reliever Heath Bell retired all three batters he faced in the ninth inning. ... Zambrano fell to 7-3 in his career versus San Diego.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
San Diego   Miami
Kip Wells Player Carlos Zambrano
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
4 Strikeouts 4
5 Hits 3
3.00 ERA 7.20
San Diego   Miami
Everth Cabrera Player Carlos Lee
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 0
3 TB 2
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
San Diego 8 0 13 .229 14 6 7 7 0 1
Miami 7 0 9 .206 15 8 2 2 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game at home against San Diego. The Marlins have a W/L % of .511 after a win and .407 after a loss.
  • San Diego will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Padres have a W/L % of .452 after a win and .407 after a loss.
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