Padres steal one for Rangers
Ben Johnson scored after a Hank Blalock fielding error in the top of the ninth inning to give the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
The Padres won this game as +135 underdogs on the road. The game’s final score fell UNDER the posted total (9.5).
Mike Piazza hit a solo homer for San Diego and Brian Giles went 2-for-3 with a RBI in the victory. Gary Mathew Jr. and Kevin Mench drove in a run each for Texas.
Chris Young gave up two runs, one earned, on four hits, while striking out seven in 5 2-3 innings of work in a no decision for the Padres. Kevin Millwood tossed eight innings, allowing two runs and six hits in a no decision for the Rangers.