This time there was no tough luck as Maholm took the loss.
San Diego used another grand slam and plenty of hits to pile up a Baker's Dozen on Paul Maholm and the Pirates bullpen. Cory Luebke was money on the bump and at the dish. The Pirates have dropped nine straight.
The Padres jumped out in front in the second. Orlando Hudson singled and one out later scored when Kyle Blanks tripled. Rob Johnson lifted a fly ball that scored Blanks from third.
Hudson got it going again in the fourth. He singled leading off and was knocked to third on a double from Aaron Cunningham. Johnson doubled them both in for his second and third RBI of the night. Johnson then stole third. With two away, Cameron Maybin hit a routine grounder to Ronny Cedeno at short. I saw something I've never seen ever ...
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