Posted August 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Chase Headley and Yonder Alonso each hit two-run homers and the San Diego Padres hammered rookie Matt Harvey in a 7-3 win over the New York Mets on Sunday. Headley and Alonso both connected off Harvey. Headley's homer, his 15th, came in the first inning. Alonso hit his sixth homer in the third to give San Diego a 5-0 lead. Carlos Quentin homered off reliever Ramon Ramirez. The solo shot in the seventh was his 11th. Quentin also had an RBI double. Harvey (1-2), who set a Mets record when he struck out 11 in his debut on July 26, struggled in his third start. He allowed five runs and eight hits, including seven for extra bases. He walked one and struck out five. Jason Marquis (5-6) gave up Ruben Tejada's single to open the game and then retired 14 consecutive batters until he issued a leadoff walk to Mike Baxter in the sixth. Marquis rebounded from one of his worst outings of the season by holding the Mets to three runs and four hits in 6 1-3 innings. He had five strikeou...
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