Friars Fight Back But Utimately Fall To Phillies, Losing Series in Rubber Game.
After getting blown out in the first game, the Padres fought back and won beat one of the best pitchers in baseball to tie the series Saturday. But San Diego native and nemesis Cole Hamels pitched well enough in the rubber game to give the Phillies another series win over San Diego. The Padres saw a couple streaks end on Sunday when Jeff Suppan lost after winning his first two starts and Yonder Alonso went 0-3 after hitting safely in nine straight games, a career high for the rookie first-baseman. Alonso had raised his average to .301 on Saturday before it dropped down to .293 after Sunday