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Padres-Mets: San Diego Uses Five-Run Inning to Down New York

Published by on April 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

San Diego Padres' ace Jake Peavy wasn't quite himself Thursday night, but his offense picked him up with a five-run third inning and held on for a 6-5 win over the New York Mets and a series win at the Mets' new ballpark, Citi Field.

Peavy ran into some trouble in the home half of the first inning. Carlos Delgado launched a 3-0 pitch to right-center field for a three-run home run, giving the Mets an early 3-0 lead.  A lead that, against a team like the Padres, would normally stand up for nine innings, but this Padres team has learned the meaning of "don't quit" lately. 

On Monday night, after a big four-run inning including a game-tying three-run home run by David Wright, the Padres would push across a go-a...

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