PHOENIX (AP) -- Clayton Richard came within one out of a complete game, Alexi Amarista hit one of three San Diego home runs and the Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 Monday night.
Cameron Maybin hit a 485-foot home run and Yasmani Grandal also connected for the Padres in their third straight win.
Grandal has three career hits, all of them home runs. The last player whose first three hits were homers was Keith McDonald for St. Louis in 2000 -- those turned out to be the only three hits he got in the majors.
Amarista also added a two-run double and a single and finished with three RBIs.
Richard (6-8) nearly pitched his first complete game since 2010. He was pulled after 8 2-3 innings after allowing consecutive singles to Ryan Roberts and Gerardo Parra.
Joe Thatcher struck out pinch-hitter Jason Kubel for his first career save in his 213th appearance over seven seasons.
Richard scattered eight hits with two strikeouts and one walk. The left-hander has thrown seven or more ...