Caratini's 2-run HR lifts Padres to 3-1 win over Giants

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Posted at 6:08 AM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 09:08:07-04

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Victor Caratini hit a tie-breaking, two-run homer and Yu Darvish pitched six strong innings as the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1.

The Padres won a few hours after getting the news that star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is expected to avoid surgery for now for a partially dislocated left shoulder.

Tatis was placed on the 10-day injured list and the Padres didn't set a timeline for his return.

Caratini's first homer with San Diego was a two-run shot to right field off Matt Wisler with one out in the seventh to break a 1-all tie.