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Friars miss out on clincher
Diamondbacks 3, Padres 1
Clay Hensley reacts after giving up a two-run homer in the third. (Paul Connors/AP)
The Padres remained one win away from securing a postseason berth after being stifled by Livan Hernandez and the D-Backs. San Diego's lone run came off the bat of Ryan Klesko, who hit a pinch-hit RBI single in the seventh. Clay Hensley took the loss despite allowing just two runs.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: September 29, 2006
SD
San Diego (86-74)
Lost 1
Arizona 3, San Diego 1   ARI
Arizona (76-84)
Won 1
September 29, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Diego
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 4 1
Arizona
0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 X   3 7 1
Standings thru 9/29/06  |  Gameday  |  Padres Stats  |  Diamondbacks Stats
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, LF4010002.294
Giles, RF4000001.266
Walker, 2B3000001.278
  b-Barfield, PH-2B1000000.282
Piazza, C4010011.281
Gonzalez, 1B2000200.301
Cameron, CF4000023.268
Branyan, 3B3100113.228
Blum, SS3010001.249
Hensley, P2000020.083
  a-Klesko, PH1011000.667
  Adkins, P0000000.000
  Seanez, P0000000.000
Totals311413612 

a-Singled for Hensley in the 7th. b-Flied out for Walker in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Roberts; Piazza; Blum; Klesko.
RBI: Klesko (2).
2-out RBI: Klesko.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Piazza; Branyan; Roberts.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Giles (7, fielding).
DP: (Gonzalez).

 
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Counsell, 2B-3B3100111.258
Byrnes, CF-LF4112000.269
Gonzalez, L, LF4010010.272
  1-Young, PR-CF0000000.243
Tracy, 3B-1B3020100.278
Jackson, 1B3010012.294
  Slaten, P0000000.000
  Vizcaino, P0000000.000
  b-Callaspo, PH1000002.250
  Valverde, P0000000.000
Drew, SS3100013.312
Quentin, RF3021001.256
Snyder, C3000012.276
Hernandez, P2000001.206
  a-Hudson, PH-2B1000001.287
Totals303732513 

a-Lined out for Hernandez in the 7th. b-Flied out for Vizcaino in the 8th.
1-Ran for Gonzalez, L in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Quentin 2 (13, Hensley, Adkins), Jackson (26, Adkins).
HR: Byrnes (26, 3rd inning off Hensley, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Byrnes 4; Gonzalez, L; Tracy 2; Jackson 2; Quentin 4.
RBI: Byrnes 2 (79), Quentin (32).
2-out RBI: Byrnes 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Counsell; Hudson; Callaspo.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Jackson (12, pickoff).

 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hensley (L, 11-12)6.04221413.71
Adkins 1.02110003.98
Seanez 1.01001104.92
 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 13-13)7.04113404.83
Slaten (H, 2)0.10000000.00
Vizcaino (H, 25)0.20000103.58
Valverde (S, 18)1.00000105.92

IBB: Tracy (by Seanez).
Pitches-strikes: Hensley 79-51, Adkins 12-9, Seanez 28-15, Hernandez 109-66, Slaten 4-2, Vizcaino 6-6, Valverde 15-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hensley 4-10, Adkins 1-2, Seanez 0-2, Hernandez 6-11, Slaten 0-1, Vizcaino 0-1, Valverde 1-1.
Batters faced: Hensley 22, Adkins 5, Seanez 5, Hernandez 28, Slaten 1, Vizcaino 2, Valverde 3.
Umpires: HP: Larry Poncino. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, L to R.
T: 2:30.
Att: 30,709.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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