Daniel Hudson pitched eight strong innings and Paul Goldschmidt homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
The Diamondbacks, who have scored two runs or less in three of their last four games, got an assist from San Diego reliever Joe Thatcher, who balked in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning.
Hudson, making his second start since coming off the disabled list, allowed two runs on five hits while striking out five and walking one. Hudson also had a sacrifice fly.
Goldschmidt extended his career-best hitting streak to 11 games with a solo homer in the fifth inning into the second deck in left field that tied the score 2-all.
San Diego, which broke a six-game losing streak with Friday night's 7-1 win over Arizona, has lost 10 of 12. The Padres have the majors' worst record at 18-36.
Gerardo Parra reached on a comebacker that deflected off Thatcher's bare hand and went for an infield single with one out in the seventh. Wi...