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Posted: Monday, August 27, 2012 10:14 am

Tucson Padres Game Summary

Game One - Colorado Springs 3 Tucson 2 (Eight Innings)

WP: Bergmann (3-3)

LP: Hamren (2-5)

S: Woods (11)

Time: 2:47

Attn: 3,486

A close play at home plate gave the Colorado Springs Sky Sox the go-ahead run in the top of the eighth inning Friday and they held on to beat the Tucson Padres, 3-2. With Matt McBride at third base, Brandon Wood hit a ground ball to shortstop with the infield drawn in. Andy Parrino threw home to catcher Rocky Gale, who tagged McBride but not before McBride's foot touched home for the Sky Sox' third run.

Padres manager Terry Kennedy immediately argued the play. The Padres put two runners on base in the bottom of the eighth but could not score against Colorado Springs closer Coty Woods, who picked up his second save in as many games.

Box Score

Game Two - Tucson 5 Colorado Springs 4 (Eight Innings)

WP: Kunz (3-1)

LP: Bibens-Dirkx (1-1)

S: None

Time: 2:38

Jedd Gyorko's bases loaded single in the bottom of the eighth inning ended the Padres 5-4 victory in Game Two. (Minor league doubleheader games are seven inning games, so both games Friday were extra-inning contests.) The Padres trailed 4-2 in the sixth inning and scored twice in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game. Gyorko went 3-for-4 with three RBIs including the game-ending single to center.

Tucson starter Thad Weber pitched six innings in his Padres debut, allowing four runs on seven hits. Weber struck out six and did not walk a batter. Eddie Kunz pitched a scoreless top of the eighth and earned his third Triple-A win of the season.

Box Score

Next Game: Saturday, 7:05 pm - Colorado Springs RHP Guillermo Moscoso (8-5, 6.25) vs. Tucson TBA. Post game fireworks spectacular. Game coverage begins at 6:50 pm on Tejano 1600 AM.

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HS Schedule

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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