San Diego 2, LA Dodgers 1

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 10:05 PM
Location - Petco Park
Temperature - 66°
Umpires - Home Plate - Marty Foster, First Base - Jeff Kellogg, Second Base - Mark Ripperger, Third Base - Eric Cooper,
Attendance - 32346

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
LA Dodgers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 10 2
San Diego 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
LA Dodgers 79-75 40-35 39-40 L1
San Diego 74-80 41-35 33-45 W2

Recap

Padres 2, Dodgers 1: Edinson Volquez tossed seven shutout innings and host San Diego played spoiler by putting another dent in Los Angeles’ faint playoff hopes.

Volquez (11-11) allowed six hits with two walks for San Diego, which improved to 24-7 at home since July 17. The loss dropped the Dodgers 4 1/2 games behind St. Louis for the second wild card in the National League with eight games to play.

The Dodgers threatened in the top of the ninth on A.J. Ellis’ RBI double and had two runners on with one out before Huston Street struck out Andre Ethier and retired Matt Kemp on a fly ball for his 23rd save.

Josh Beckett (1-3) walked the leadoff batters in the fourth and fifth innings, and both runners came around to score. Making his first start against the Padres since 2007, Beckett gave up two runs (one earned) over 5 2/3 frames.

Luis Cruz had three hits for the Dodgers, who went 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left 11 runners on base.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The benches cleared briefly in the bottom of the seventh after Everth Cabrera took out Mark Ellis at second base while attempting to break up a double play. …The Padres improved to 66-1 when leading after eight innings. … Dodgers LF Shane Victorino went 1-for-3 after missing the last three games with a strained left wrist.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
LA Dodgers   San Diego
Josh Beckett Player Edinson Volquez
Loss W/L Win
5.2 IP 7.0
7 Strikeouts 4
5 Hits 6
1.59 ERA 0.00
Hitting
LA Dodgers   San Diego
Luis Cruz Player Chase Headley
3 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 2
.750 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
LA Dodgers 10 0 11 .294 16 7 1 3 1 2
San Diego 5 0 6 .172 16 8 1 3 1 1

Upcoming Games

  • San Diego will play their next game at home against LA Dodgers. The Padres have a W/L % of .534 after a win and .432 after a loss.
  • LA Dodgers will play their next game on the road against San Diego. The Dodgers have a W/L % of .557 after a win and .467 after a loss.