San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - The Diamondbacks are off to the best start in
franchise history thanks to Chris Young's two-run homer in the 11th inning,
which lifted Arizona to a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres.
Micah Owings (0-1) glanced Gerardo Parra's jersey to open the away 11th, and
his next pitch -- a hanging slider -- was lined into the left-field seats by
The blast helped give the Diamondbacks a 4-0 record for the first time in
their 15-year existence.
Arizona's bullpen blew the win for Trevor Cahill, but silenced the Padres in
the later frames. David Hernandez struck out Cameron Maybin with a runner on
third to end the ninth, Craig Breslow (1-0) hurled a perfect 10th to earn the
win and J.J. Putz worked around a leadoff single in the 11th to earn his third
San Diego lost the opener of this three-game series after salvaging the finale
of a four-game series against the Dodgers on Sunday.
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