Maybin's single lifts Padres over Nats 4-3 in 11

SAN DIEGO - Yonder Alonso homered with two outs in the ninth inning to tie the game and Cameron Maybin hit an RBI bloop single with two outs in the 11th to give the San Diego Padres a 4-3 victory against the Washington Nationals on Saturday night.

Chase Headley started the winning rally when he singled to left with two outs off Craig Stammen (0-2). Alonso walked before Maybin singled in front of right-fielder Jayson Werth. Headley easily beat the throw home.

Joaquin Benoit (2-0) pitched a perfect 11th for the win.

Alonso tied the game at 3 in the ninth when he homered into the Jack Daniel's party deck atop the right-field wall on a 1-1 pitch from Rafael Soriano. It was Alonso's fifth homer and Soriano's second blown save in 14 opportunities.

Print this article Back to Top

Comments