Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 5/20/12
The Angels came out on 70’s night and really handle the Padres with an impressive 7-2 win. But the Padres came back, winning the next two including the rubber game in 13 innings, by a score of 3-2. Newly acquired second baseman Alexi Amarista was the star Saturday night, either scoring or batting in all Padres’ runs. Yonger Alonso provided the heroics Sunday early with a game tying double before Clayton Richard started a two out rally with a single and then scored all the way from first on a mishandled single to left, winning the game. The win moved the Padres out of the cellar and ahead of Colorado for fourth place in the National League West. The Padres will fly tonight to St. Louis to start a three game series as the first leg of 10 day road thrip that also stops in New York and Chicago. Below is a recap of the series against their AL leaders to the north. May 18th, 2012 Angels 7, Padres 2 The Angel took an early lead and held it until they blew the game open in the ninth with ...
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