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Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 9:00 am

Tucson Padres Game Summary

July 10, 2013

Tacoma 6 Tucson 5

WP: Sweeney (8-3)

LP: Lollis (0-1)

S: Bawcom (16)

Time: 3:07

Attn: 1,635

The Padres scored three runs in the final three innings Wednesday, but the Tacoma Rainiers held on to defeat Tucson 6-5 at Kino Stadium. Tucson finished the homestand with a 4-3 record and maintains a 2.5 game lead on top of the Southern Division.

Back-to-back doubles from Ty Kelly and Stefen Romero in the top of the first put the Rainiers ahead 1-0. After Gregorio Petit led off the bottom of the second with a double to left, Cody Decker drove him in with a double of his own to tie the score at one. Petit has hit safely in 12 consecutive games after going 3-for-4 Wednesday. Decker later scored that inning on a double play to give Tucson its only lead of the game. Carlos Peguero knotted the score at two in the third with a sacrifice fly to left.

Tacoma then struck for three runs in the fourth aided by two Padre throwing errors to go up 5-2. Carlos Triunfel’s opposite field triple in the fourth scored Nate Tenbrink to extend the Rainiers lead to four runs. The Padres brought around two runs in the seventh on an error and Eddy Rodriguez’s RBI infield single. Decker’s sacrifice fly to left in the eighth cut Tacoma’s lead to one run.

Brian Sweeney earned his eighth win of the season after scattering eight hits and allowing four runs in 6.1 innings. Reliever Matt Lollis lost his first game with the Padres after yielding four hits, two earned runs and two walks. Brandon Kloess went three innings, allowing two runs in a spot start for Tucson.

Next Game: Thursday, 7:05 p.m. at Las Vegas (Mets affiliate) – Tucson RHP Anthony Bass (2-2, 7.02) vs. Las Vegas RHP Rafael Montero (1-2, 4.65). Game coverage begins at 6:55 pm on 1290 AM The Source and tucsonpadres.com.

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Boys Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

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Girls Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

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Salpointe at Catalina Foothills

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Sahuarita, Pueblo, Pusch Ridge at Desert View

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Empire at Marana (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

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Girls Golf

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Boys Golf

Sahuaro and Salpointe at Ironwood Ridge

CDO, Rincon, Sunnyside at Tucson High

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Marana at Sahuarita

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Catalina Foothills at Rincon

Pusch Ridge at San Manuel

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Marana vs. Tucson at Quincy Douglas Pool

Cienega at Marana

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Amphi

Catalina Foothills at Sahuaro

Freshman Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Flowing Wells at Marana (4 p.m.)

Desert View at Mountain View

Cienega at CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

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JV Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Amphi at Marana

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Mountain View at Desert View

CDO at Cienega

Buena at Ironwood Ridge

Sahuarita at Catalina Foothills

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Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge at Mt. Carmel Invitational (San Diego, CA)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

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