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Padres hold off Giants 8-7 in 10 after blowing leads

Curt Casali, Trent Grisham
Posted at 7:09 AM, May 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-21 10:09:55-04

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manny Machado hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres won in manager Bob Melvin’s return, holding off the San Francisco Giants 8-7.

Jake Cronenworth homered, Wil Myers doubled in two late runs and the Padres recovered after blowing leads of 4-1 and 6-4. Machado finished with three hits, raising his batting average to .359.

Darin Ruf homered twice for San Francisco. The Giants have lost four of six.