Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/26/13
The San Diego Padres' bullpen didn't have a very restful weekend. The Arizona Diamondbacks' weary relief corps can certainly relate. Following a 15-inning victory on Sunday afternoon, the Padres head to Phoenix looking to further derail the hopes of the fading and potentially drained Diamondbacks. The Padres (59-71) put their bullpen to work early on Friday after starter Edinson Volquez couldn't make it out of the first inning. By the time San Diego finally won Sunday's game in the bottom of the 15th on Nick Hundley's single, its relievers had posted a 0.47 ERA over 19 innings against the Cubs. "Any time you go long like that it adds a little more, it's a special win," Hundley said. "Losing a game like this takes a little bit more out of you, and winning it builds momentum." The Diamondbacks, who are returning home from a 10-game road trip, know something about exhaustion. Arizona's bullpen was needed for 12 innings in Saturday's 12-7, 18-inning marathon win over Philadelphia,...
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