Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Paul Goldschmidt's two-run double capped a
five-run seventh inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego
Padres, 5-2, in the opener of a three-game series at Chase Field.
Wil Nieves, Martin Prado and A.J. Pollock drove in one run apiece for the
Arizona starter Brandon McCarthy (2-3) allowed one run on five hits and two
walks over seven frames. Heath Bell escaped trouble in the ninth to notch his
Everth Cabrera hit a solo shot and Yonder Alonso had an RBI for the Padres,
who have lost three straight. Starter Eric Stults (4-4) was tagged for four
runs on six hits and two walks in 6 1/3 innings.
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