03/03/11 7:43 PM ET
Padres' bullpen shines to set up walk-off win
By Corey Brock / MLB.com
2010 Spring Training - San Diego Padres
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Sights & Sounds
Spring Training Info
The D-backs got two hits from Upton and a double from Ryan Roberts, who lifted his spring average to .667.Will Venable and Eric Patterson each had doubles for the Padres. Cedric Hunter drove in the tying run with a fielder's choice in the seventh inning. Arizona starting pitcher Daniel Hudson allowed one unearned run in two innings. He allowed four hits and two walks. The Padres were 0-for-13 with runners in scoring position on Thursday before Guzman's hit. "We saved the best for last," joked Padres manager Bud Black. "We just couldn't get that big hit. But that was a big hit and a good swing by Guzie." Up next: The Padres will make their first trip to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Friday for their second game in as many days against the D-backs at 12:10 p.m. PT. The Padres are entering the point in which their starting pitchers are making their second turn in Cactus League play. Tim Stauffer and rotation hopeful Cory Luebke each figure to get two innings.
Ian Kennedy will get the start for the D-backs, with regulars like second baseman Kelly Johnson, shortstop Stephen Drew and center fielder Chris Young expected to be back in the lineup after receiving Thursday off. Mike Hampton and Juan Gutierrez are also slated to see action on the mound.