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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 8:36 am

Tucson Padres Game Summary

May 17, 2013

Tucson 9 Iowa 8

WP: Vincent (3-3)

LP: Caridad (3-2)

S: Mikolas (6)

Time: 3:34

Attn: 7,875

The Tucson Padres battled back from a two-run deficit to defeat the Iowa Cubs 9-8 Friday at Principal Park.

The Padres jumped ahead 4-0 in the first inning on Daniel Robertson’s RBI double, Gregorio Petit’s RBI groundout and Jesus Merchan’s two-run single with the bases-loaded. The Cubs got two run backs in the second inning to cut the Padres lead to 4-2. Josh Vitters put Iowa within one of Tucson in the third with an RBI single to right. Logan Watkins knotted the score up at 4-4 in the bottom of the fourth with solo home run over the right field wall. Three batters after Watkins’ home run, Dave Sappelt put Iowa ahead with an RBI double. The Cubs added another run in the fifth to go ahead, 6-4.

The Padres came up with three runs in the sixth including an RBI single from Brandon Allen to retake the lead, 7-6. Tucson scored two more in the eighth on Petit’s RBI single and Rene Rivera’s sacrifice fly. Petit finished the game with three RBIs, while Anna compiled four hits and three runs.

The Padres bullpen allowed just two runs in 4.1 innings with Nick Vincent picking up his second win of the season. Miles Mikolas pitched the final 1.1 innings for his sixth save. Padres starting pitcher Robbie Erlin went 4.2 innings allowing 12 hits, four earned runs,, while striking out four and not walking a batter. Reliever Esmailin Caridad was charged with the loss for Iowa after surrendering four hits and three runs.

Next Game: Saturday, 5:05 pm at Iowa (Cubs affiliate) – Tucson RHP Sean O'Sullivan (2-2, 4.19) vs. Iowa LHP Chris Rusin (2-3, 4.37). Game coverage begins at 4:55 pm on tucsonpadres.com and airs later on tape delay on 1290 AM The Source.

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Tuesday, September 16

Boys Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Buena, Cienega at Marana

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge, Catalina at Amphi (Silverbell GC)

Catalina Foothills, Pueblo, Sahuarita at Sahuaro

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

Mountain View at Rio Rico

Ironwood Ridge at Glendale Ironwood

Swimming (@4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge, Sahuarita at Desert Christian

Wednesday, September 17

Girls Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Rincon at CDO

Ironwood Ridge, Desert View at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Cross Country (@4:30)

Salpointe at Catalina Foothills

Palo Verde, Nogales at Marana

Rincon, St. Gregory at CDO

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)

CDO at Queen Creek

Cienega at Mountain View

Sahuaro at Catalina Foothills

Walden Grove at Pusch Ridge

Thursday, September 18

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

Ironwood Ridge at Sahuaro (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

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

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

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

Amphi at Marana

Santa Cruz Valley at Pusch Ridge

Mountain View at Desert View

CDO at Cienega

Buena at Ironwood Ridge

Sahuarita at Catalina Foothills

Friday, September 19

Boys Golf

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

Football (@7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Santa Cruz Valley

Catalina at Marana

Desert Vista at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Cienega at CDO

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

Saturday, September 20

Boys Golf

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

Cross Country

Marana at Old Pueblo Invite(Lincoln Park)

Mountain View at San Diego

Catalina Foothills, CDO at Ojo Rojo (Chandler, AZ)

Swimming

Marana at Wolves Classic (Chandler High)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

 

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