Padres top Rangers
Mike Cameron hit a three-run homer and Adrian Gonzalez added a solo shot to help lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
The Padres won this game as +154 underdogs on the road. The game’s combined 11 runs made it OVER the posted total (10.5).
Mike Thompson picked up the victory for the Padres, allowing four runs on nine hits in five innings of work. Vincente Padilla gave up four runs on seven hits in 5 1-3 innings pitched in a no decision for the Rangers.
Mike Piazza cashed in a pair of runs to help the Padres in the victory. Michael Young, Mark Teixeira, and Hank Blalock had a pair of hits and a RBI each for Texas.