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Blum provides big homer
Padres 3, Diamondbacks 1
Geoff Blum is welcomed back to the dugout after his two-run homer. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)
 Blum's two-run shot
Jake Peavy struck out 11 to become the Padres' all-time strikeout leader and went seven innings, allowing only one run. He left trailing, but Geoff Blum hit a two-run homer with two out in the seventh to put Peavy in line for the win. Milton Bradley added a solo shot.
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Series at a glance:
ARI
Arizona (74-58)
Lost 1
San Diego 3, Arizona 1   SD
San Diego (71-59)
Won 1
August 27, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Arizona
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 5 0
San Diego
0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 X   3 7 0
Standings thru 8/27/07  |  Recap: ARI | SD  |  Gameday  |  Diamondbacks stats  |  Padres stats
ArizonaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Young, CF4000021.234
Hudson, 2B4000030.296
Byrnes, LF4111010.298
Jackson, 1B4020020.278
Drew, SS2010200.232
Salazar, RF4000015.295
Montero, C3000124.223
Cirillo, 3B3000013.250
Hernandez, P2010010.222
  a-Ojeda, A, PH1000000.238
  Cruz, P0000000.000
Totals3115131313 

a-Grounded out for Hernandez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jackson (25, Peavy).
HR: Byrnes (19, 6th inning off Peavy, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Byrnes 4; Jackson 3; Drew; Hernandez.
RBI: Byrnes (72).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cirillo; Montero.
GIDP: Cirillo.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Salazar (Peavy at 1st base).
DP: (Salazar-Jackson).

 
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Giles, RF4010001.296
Cameron, CF3000000.252
Bradley, LF4121012.335
Gonzalez, A, 1B4000013.276
Greene, K, SS3000000.246
Kouzmanoff, 3B3010000.245
Bard, C2100111.271
Blum, 2B3112001.257
Peavy, P2020000.214
  a-Mackowiak, PH1000000.267
  Bell, P0000000.000
  Hoffman, P0000000.000
Totals29373138 

a-Grounded out for Peavy in the 7th.

BATTING
HR: Blum (3, 7th inning off Hernandez, 1 on, 2 out), Bradley (11, 8th inning off Cruz, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Giles; Bradley 5; Kouzmanoff; Blum 4; Peavy 2.
RBI: Blum 2 (23), Bradley (33).
2-out RBI: Blum 2; Bradley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, A 2.
S: Cameron.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
DP: (Greene, K-Gonzalez, A).

 
ArizonaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (L, 9-9)7.06221314.86
Cruz 1.01110013.00
 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Peavy (W, 15-5)7.031131112.18
Bell (H, 26)1.00000102.42
Hoffman (S, 34)1.02000102.68

Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 112-72, Cruz 12-8, Peavy 114-74, Bell 12-9, Hoffman 17-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez 7-10, Cruz 0-3, Peavy 4-6, Bell 1-1, Hoffman 1-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez 27, Cruz 4, Peavy 26, Bell 3, Hoffman 5.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Gary Cederstrom. 2B: Lance Barksdale. 3B: Jim Reynolds.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 2:27.
Att: 25,763.
August 27, 2007

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