SAN DIEGO Chris Young has committed larceny at Petco Park before.
Ask Mike Cameron, who saw a grand slam disappear into Young's glove in 2007. YouTube it, for the catch of Young's career.
But try as Young might, he could not quite reach Chris Denorfia's two-run home run in the last of the eighth inning Wednesday, when San Diego handed the Diamondbacks their first loss of the season, 2-1, at Petco Park.
The ball and Young's glove ended on the other side of the center field fence the ball actually nicked the glove beyond the wall after Denorfia lined a 2-1 fastball from David Hernandez to dead center. Hernandez was playing the park, knowing how tough is it to drive a ball out.
Young had visions of the Cameron play, and of the one in Colorado last season, when he took a home run away from Ty Wigginton at Coors Field on May 25.
"I kind of saw it happening when I was going back to it. In my mind, I'm like I may have a chance to rob this one.' I knew it was going to be a homer off...